The Gevrey Chambertin Petite Chapelle 1959 from Daniel Sanders is in my view slightly over the hill. The bouquet is offering powerfull notes of sous bois, coffee, chocolate and caramel. On the palate elegant but slighly tired fruit with a quite forward alcohol and some sweet caramel notes coating the fruit. The terroir is offering a good backbone and the wine is quite elegant and focused. It’s still very much alive but is lacking a bit of nerve and juicyness in the fruit.
Tasting Notes for this producer
- Daniel Sanders, Gevrey Chambertin Petite Chapelle 1959 October 17, 2012
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