2011 - Vosne Romanée 1er Cru Les Suchots Jean Grivot
09B1VRSG6PK _ 2011 - Vosne Romanée 1er Cru Les Suchots Jean Grivot - 6x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Etienne Grivot (formerly Jean Grivot)
Region
Vosne-Romanée
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2020 - 2033
Case size
6x75cl

2011 VOSNE ROMANÉE 1ER CRU LES SUCHOTS JEAN GRIVOT - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Etienne Grivot (formerly Jean Grivot)
Region
Vosne-Romanée
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2020 - 2033
Case size
6x75cl

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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, December 2012

    A firm and structured Les Suchots, the scented red fruit flavours are given an added dimension by the natural power and intensity of this complex wine. This balances firmness of fruit with lovely ripeness and length.

  • BURG

    Burghound, January 2013,
    Score: 91-93

    This is even spicier with a really lovely panoply of various spice elements that include sandalwood, hoisin and cinnamon on the black cherry and raspberry liqueur scents. There is excellent volume and intensity to the powerful yet generous middle weight flavors that coat the palate with dry extract on the textured, focused and velvety finish. Textbook Suchots that is built to reward middle to longer-term cellaring. Drink 2023+

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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

Vosne-Romanée

The vineyards of the modest village of Vosne Romanée are arguably the most sought after in the Côte d'Or. It is host to excellent Village and Premier Cru wines, but it is its most famous Grand Crusthat truly stand out: Romanée-Conti, La Tâche, Richebourg, Grands Echézeaux, Echézeaux, Romanée St. Vivant and La Romanée as well as Cros Parentoux, a Premier Cru vineyard which attracts Grand Cru attention (and prices). Vosne-Romanée can be remarkably robust and powerful, yet be charming and fleshy giving it one of the most diverse styles of the region.