2016 - Bonnes Mares Grand Cru Drouhin Laroze
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Drouhin Laroze
Region
Bonnes Mares
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2023 - 2036
Case size
6x75cl
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2016 BONNES MARES GRAND CRU DROUHIN LAROZE - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Drouhin Laroze
Region
Bonnes Mares
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2023 - 2036
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £916.07 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, December 2017

    Such a delicious wine with rich fruit compote characteristics and a layer of smoky oak. A flashy, exuberant style, but by no means lacking composure. A wine that lifts the soul and is hugely rewarding.

  • NM

    Neal Martin, December 2017,
    Score: 90-92

    The 2016 Bonnes Mares Grand Cru was perhaps the one grand cru that I felt was a little disjointed and did not quite deliver the vivacity of the Chapelle-Chambertin or Latricières. It includes 40% whole bunch fruit and was depleted by 30% because of the frost, but it just came across a little dolorous at the moment. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin. This feels a little foursquare and conservative and just needs more of the flamboyance and blue fruit you associate with this vineyard. Maybe this Bonnes-Mares just got stage fright on the day I visited? Drink 2020-2035

  • BURG

    Burghound, January 2018,
    Score: 92-94

    A beautifully layered nose offers up notes of liqueur-like plum, warm earth and a lovely array of spice and floral elements. The exceptionally rich and generously proportioned flavors are unusually seductive in the context of what is typical for the appellation, all wrapped in a velvety, sappy and palate coating finish where a hint of wood appears. This too should drink well young. Drink: 2028+

  • JR

    Jancis Robinson, January 2018,
    Score: 17-

    High toned. Muscular. Fruit (just) dominates oak in this instance. Lots of dryness on the end but there is dramatic morello cherry fruit beforehand. Drink 2026-2040

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Producer

Domaine Drouhin Laroze

This substantial Gevrey Chambertin domaine is under the guardianship of a collaborative family team: parents Christine and Philippe, and children Caroline and Nicolas. They have an embarrassment of riches within their armoury of four 1ers Crus and six exceptional Grands Crus, culminating with plots of both Clos de Bèze and Le Musigny. They also boast one of the finest two storey cellars in the Côte d’Or, built by members of the Prussian military on their way back from the Hundred Years War, with ideal conditions maintaining perfect temperatures for Philippe’s preferred two-year élevage in cask.The wines are ripe, concentrated, and often earthy and textured. They offer terrific value, particularly in Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru.

Region

Bonnes Mares

Perched between Morey-St-Denis and Chambolle-Musigny in the heart of the Cotes de Nuits this Grand Cru appellation can balance the best characteristics of both. Bonnes Mares wines combine fragrance and femininity with body and power. A seductive combination indeed.