2018 - Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru Lavaut St Jacques Drouhin Laroze
09B8GCLDL _ 2018 - Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru Lavaut St Jacques Drouhin Laroze - 12x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Drouhin Laroze
Region
Gevrey Chambertin
Grape
Pinot Noir
Case size
12x75cl
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2018 GEVREY CHAMBERTIN 1ER CRU LAVAUT ST JACQUES DROUHIN LAROZE - 12x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Drouhin Laroze
Region
Gevrey Chambertin
Grape
Pinot Noir
Case size
12x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £842.14 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • BURG

    Burghound, January 2020,
    Score: 87-89

    Here the expressive and ripe if distinctly cool nose is markedly sauvage with hints of forest floor and humus adding breadth to the ripe dark berry fruit aromas. There is at once good punch and delineation to the stony and intense middle weight flavors that don't possess perfect balance on the firmer finish but it's slightly better than the prior wines. Drink 2028+

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

Gevrey Chambertin

The greatest village in terms of notable grand cru vineyards, Gevrey Chambertin has no less than 9 of them including its most famous Chambertin and Chambertin Clos de Bèze, and includes a premier cru vineyard that many people deem grand cru in quality - Clos St. Jacques. It encompasses approximately 400 hectares under vine also making it the largest top quality vineyard area in the Côte de Nuits. Gevrey-Chambertin has many followers who seek out its deeply coloured, robust and textured wines. They are often firmer than the neighbouring appellations of Chambolle Musigny and Vosne Romanée and can take several years to soften once released. Due to its size and reputation, the list of excellent producers is noteworthy and many are worth seeking out.