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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Bruno Clair

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Gevrey Chambertin

Grape Variety:

Pinot Noir

Gevrey Chambertin, Clos St Jacques, 1er Cru, 2012

6x75cl £1,180.00

1 case Equiv. £196.67 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Difficult to see how this wine could be improved. It is as high-toned and vivid as ever combined with a generosity of fruit, without losing its finesse and classicism. Sensational haunting, velvety flavours of victoria plum, damson and bright red cherry fruits. Very intense yet with nothing out of place. Stunning. 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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