Most wines are either heavy on the spice, floral or fruit. It is rare to find a wine that is every one of those things. Different flavor packets existing in perfect balance and harmony. The 2000 Pierre Bouree Fils Charmes- Chambertin Grand Cru is one of those wines. The expression of flavor in this wine is so well spread. You may be overwhelmed or at least a little emotional by the unusually harmonious symphony of flavors. This wine has an even nose with a lusciously opulent finish.
Pierre Bouree Fils winemaking process has been developed through generations. You can almost taste the heritage and pride with which this wine is made. It is made from 100% pinot grapes. It has a subtle mushroom with a tinge of cranberry. One of the most exciting things about this wine is the evolution of taste. A single glass will present different flavors at different stages of drinking. It is delightfully surprising. The structure is complex due to the terroir but still manages to be elegant.
The 2000 Pierre Bouree Fils Charmes Chambertin Grand Cru is a rare bottle. When you do come across it, savor it with something like lamb chops or lacquered poultry. Maybe have a side of candied vegetables with herbs. It will go well with game meats too. The finesse and expertise with which the wine is made gives it a rare capability to pair well with strong meats.
This is not your everyday bottle of wine. Keeps this for special occasion like celebrations or big life affirming events. This is the kind of bottle you keep for days when you can handle the sheer amount of pleasure experienced from a single sip. Every sip is different.