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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Bruno Clair

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Gevrey-Chambertin

Grape Type:

Pinot Noir

Gevrey Chambertin, Clos St Jacques, 1er Cru, 2011

12x75cl £1,500.00

1 case

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Tasting Note:

Very fine tannins, gripping, airy red fruits, long fresh and exquisite precision. High-toned flavours of cherry, strawberry, loganberry and sweet damson. Strong, but fine-boned, long, ripe and fresh. As noble and complete as Gevrey gets. One of the wines of the vintage. One of Gevrey’s great Premiers Crus situated high up on the slope, many believe it to be more deserving of Grand Cru status than a number of Gevrey’s more dubious Grands Crus. This high situation and red clay-based soils make for wines of freshness, tension and well-defined structure.

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