2012 - Vosne Romanée 1er Cru Les Suchots Jean Grivot
09B2VRSG3PK _ 2012 - Vosne Romanée 1er Cru Les Suchots Jean Grivot - 3x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Etienne Grivot (formerly Jean Grivot)
Region
Vosne-Romanée
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2017 - 2030
Case size
3x75cl
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2012 VOSNE ROMANÉE 1ER CRU LES SUCHOTS JEAN GRIVOT - 3x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Etienne Grivot (formerly Jean Grivot)
Region
Vosne-Romanée
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2017 - 2030
Case size
3x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £608.04 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, January 2014

    Adjoining Richebourg and Romanée St Vivant, Suchots is one of the villages most sought after 1er Cru. This is a deeply intense style with lots of complex black fruit flavours. Lots of layers and nuances, this competes with many Grands Crus.

  • NM

    Neal Martin, December 2013,
    Score: 94-96

    The 2012 Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Les Suchots was showing a little reduction on the nose, but there seemed to be plenty of red berry fruit waiting underneath. The palate is all texture: smooth and silky with not a hair out of place, dovetailing effortlessly into a tender and citrus fresh finish that delivers its mineralité on the aftertaste. The Les Suchots represents a more constrained but perhaps more intellectual take on the vintage.

  • BURG

    Burghound, January 2014,
    Score: 90-94

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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.