François Bertheau

Chambolle-Musigny is often described as ‘lacy’ or ‘feminine’ … this may not be true of every wine from the village but it is certainly the case with François Bertheau’s fine and filigree range, particularly in 2014. With such a sensual year, can you imagine just how lip-smackingly good this Pinot essence tasted from barrel? Thankfully, he had a much healthier crop which means, for once, we have stock of these utterly delightful, archetypal wines – some glorious Chambolle village and a blended premier cru made from Groseilles, Gruenchers, Noirots and Baudes.
 
François and I have had an eventful time working together over the years but everything is in complete harmony now. His pricing is incredibly fair and - in the current climate – his wines could be classified as high-quality Cote de Nuits ‘values’, in my opinion for drinking in the medium-term.