2018 Ghislaine Barthod Chambolle-Musigny

Burgundy, France

A bright, floral, and very rare Burgundy, accessible now, even better in a few years.


I can't recommend the wines of this small, family-run domaine highly enough.

Antonio Galloni (Vinous)

About This Wine

The village offering from Ghislaine Barthod, this wine comes from 11 different parcels (totalling 2.5 hectares) across the appellation, plus some young vines from Chatelots.

An expressive and open wine, this is Chambolle personified. Deep and dense notes of violets, it is peppery and pure, with silky tannins and red berry fruit. This is really finessed and saline, with an impressively long finish.

It’s a very composed wine, with lots of perfume and maturity, lots of fruit, almost new worldly in that aspect, yet such a great representation of the appellation, seductive and very appealing.

About Ghislaine Barthod

Ghislaine Barthod is one of Burgundy's most famous vigneronnes, releasing small amounts of much sought-after wine from her home appellation of Chambolle-Musigny.

Her wines are among the region's most perfumed and sensual, revealing increasing layers of elegance and complexity with age. She has an incredible nine single-vineyard bottles in Chambolle, from a total of under six total hectares, as well as some Villages wine and a wonderful Bourgogne Rouge.

"While each wine displays the idiosyncrasies of it particular terroir, the overall effect of tasting at the (Ghislaine Barthod) domaine is to come away with a palate coated in sensual Chambolle fruit." - Jasper Morris MW, Inside Burgundy.

Barthod plot, Les Véroilles 1er cru vineyard
Barthod plot, Les Véroilles 1er cru vineyard
Chambolle-Musigny, Burgundy
Additional Info

From the Importer

Her straightforward, no-nonsense approach helped introduce a sorting table to discard any grapes that were not up to scratch. Along with this, a gentle cool pre-maceration before fermentation is used to extract all the fruit's freshness and flavours; only natural yeasts are used and the grapes are destemmed before being fermented naturally in open-top wooden cuvees. The wines are then matured in barriques (roughly a quarter of which are new) for 12-18 months.

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
ABV : 13%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2033
Bottle Size : 750ml

Ghislaine Barthod
Ghislaine Barthod
Chambolle-Musigny, Burgundy
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews


"Matured in 20% new oak, the 2018 Chambolle-Musigny Village offers ripe red cherry, crushed strawberry and orange sorbet scents on the pretty nose. The palate is medium-bodied with crisp tannins and a little compact at the moment, with some hardness toward the finish that should soften by the time of bottling and with bottle age. A little gawky at the moment, but I think it will come round." 87-89 Points, Neal Martin Nov-19 Barrel tasting(Vinous)

The Wine Advocate

"The 2018 Chambolle-Musigny Village is showing beautifully, offering up aromas of cherries, raspberries and blood orange mingled with rich soil tones and hints of raw cocoa. Medium to full-bodied, succulent and lively, its ample core of beautifully succulent fruit is built around ripe, fine-grained tannins." 90-92 points William Kelly (The Wine Advocate)


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