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A near-empty bottle of Chambertin Grand Cru 2003. This has a youthful aroma of the purest pinot noir, which belies its aged colour.

A surfeit of riches

Chambertin, the king of Burgundies, is the most sought-after and most expensive Grand Cru.
Apr 8, 2016 5:50 AM

AS I sat down to dinner a few evenings ago (hosted by an Indonesian friend whom I had not seen for some time), I spied a line-up of bottles, all Burgundian in shape. Clearly, an interesting evening lay ahead!

Two whites first, a Batard Montrachet Grand Cru 2006, Domaine Leflaive and a

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