Survey Respondents on Red Burgundy

“Like the little girl with the curl, when it is good it is very, very good, and when it is bad it is horrid.”
Silverado winemaker Jack Stuart on Burgundy

“I love the floral, feminine quality in a good Chambolle, the finesse and power of Bonnes Mares, and the suppleness of Morey-St. Denis.”
Jamey Whetstone, assistant winemaker, Turley Wine Cellars

“There’s nothing as lacy, delicate, feminine, elegant, and at the same time powerful, as great Chambolle (or Musigny). Especially with food.”
Heather Willens, import manager

“The wines of Vosne-Romanée are the perhaps the finest expression of what the Pinot Noir grape is capable of… An intense spiciness soars from the glass…The wines of Chambolle-Musigny are perhaps the most intensely perfumed, with an exquisite purity that is the essence of pinot noir.
Allen Meadows, owner of

“Volnay most closely resemble those of Chambolle-Musigny, combining finesse, delicacy, precision and focus with a subtle earthiness into an achingly beautiful expression that leaves the taster convinced that a wine like this could come from no other place on earth.”
Allen Meadows

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