Chambolle’s Bonnes Mares & Musigny: Two grands crus compared


Bonnes Mares Musigny
Chambolle-Musigny. Credit: Jon Wyand / Alamy Stock Photo

The village of Chambolle starts with a grand cru in the north and finishes with another in the south. They are both highly regarded, yet very different.

The wines of Bonnes Mares are often seen as more massive, more structured, and more muscular, while those from Musigny are more elegant, more expressive, and more nuanced.

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However, a closer look will likely prove these generalisations too broad, and a closer look at each will help us understand them more clearly.