2015 - Richebourg Grand Cru Jean Grivot
09B5RIGR1PK _ 2015 - Richebourg Grand Cru Jean Grivot - 1x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Etienne Grivot (formerly Jean Grivot)
Region
Richebourg
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2025 - 2060
Case size
1x75cl
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2015 RICHEBOURG GRAND CRU JEAN GRIVOT - 1x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Etienne Grivot (formerly Jean Grivot)
Region
Richebourg
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2025 - 2060
Case size
1x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £1,322.68 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • NM

    Neal Martin, December 2016,
    Score: 97-99

    The 2015 Richebourg Grand Cru has a very intense bouquet, like many Richebourgs a little standoffish at first, though it soon opens up with powerful aromas of black cherries, anise, orange zest and wet stones. You still come away with the impression that you are only witnessing the tip of the aromatic iceberg. The palate is medium-bodied with tensile tannin, vibrant red and black fruit with hints of mandarin and balsamic. It crescendos with multilayered, mineral-rich black fruit with a healthy pinch of white pepper and an otherworldly prolonged aftertaste. Stunning. Drink 2025 - 2060

  • BURG

    Burghound, January 2017,
    Score: 93-96

    This too is sufficiently reduced as to render it difficult to assess. By contrast, the big-bodied, powerful and incredibly rich flavors are tighter and less forthcoming with strikingly good underlying material while displaying stunningly fine depth on the mineral-inflected and wonderfully persistent finish. This too is blessed with seemingly unending reserves of dry extract that do an excellent job of buffering the very firm tannic spine. Patience, and lots of it, is absolutely essential here. Don't miss! Drink 2033+

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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