1999 - Richebourg Grand Cru Jean Grivot Non OWC
0999RIGRSC6PK _ 1999 - Richebourg Grand Cru Jean Grivot Non OWC - 6x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Etienne Grivot (formerly Jean Grivot)
Region
Richebourg
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2019 - 2040
Case size
6x75cl
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1999 RICHEBOURG GRAND CRU JEAN GRIVOT NON OWC - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Etienne Grivot (formerly Jean Grivot)
Region
Richebourg
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2019 - 2040
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £7,576.07 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • BURG1

    Burghound, November 2015,
    Score: 94

    This is still mostly primary though there is some secondary influence present on the ripe and wonderfully spicy mix of both red and dark pinot fruit, floral and tangerine peel scents. The vibrant, intense and still tautly muscular large-bodied flavors possess excellent mid-palate concentration and punch, all wrapped in a notably long finish that delivers first rate depth. Remarkably after 16 years of age this is still very firmly structured and quite youthfully austere and as such I would strongly recommend allowing this beauty to continue to slumber peacefully; however if you are tempted to try a bottle then be sure to give it at least 20 to 30 minutes of air first.

  • BURG

    Burghound, January 2001,
    Score: 91-93

    1999 Richebourg: Austere and almost shut down yet there is profound depth beneath the considerable structure. Black fruit, deep rich tannic flavors and incredible length. Very classy juice that will require 10 years of cellar time. Impressive.

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Producer

Domaine Etienne Grivot (formerly Jean Grivot)

One of the most famous names in Vosne Romanée, Domaine Grivot dates back to the nineteenth century. Over the years and marriages, the domaine grew to include vineyards in notable appellations such as Clos de Vougeot, Echézeaux and Richebourg. Etienne, the fifth generation of the family to run the estate, returned to Burgundy from work experience in California in the 1980s. He eventually took over from his father completely in 1990. Over time and through experience, Etienne has created his own style of wine, which many tasters consider to be growing in elegance. The wines remain powerful and rich, true vins de garde, which usually need several years of cellaring to soften and develop. Those patient enough to wait know that the wines of Etienne Grivot are exceptional. In 2012 his children Mathilde and Hubert joined him at the family domaine, and the three share a united vision. It is a harmonious and collaborative family team. They eschew the trend for analysing every drop of juice, and pay much more attention to the vegetative cycle of their vines. The year’s weather conditions will dictate how the team handles the grapes in the cellar far more than the complex chemical analyses which comes back from the lab.

Region

Richebourg

Richebourg is one of the six Grand Cru vineyards in Vosne Romanée consisting of 8ha which is shared between 10 producers including Domaine de la Romanée Conti, Domaine Alain Hudelot-Noellat and Domaine Meo-Camuzet. Richebourg is based mainly on limestone deposits with some clay making the wines robust and voluptuous with a long life expectancy