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Denis Mortet





Grape Type:

Pinot Noir

Gevrey Chambertin, Lavaux St Jacques, 1er Cru, 2016

6x75cl £840.00

1 case

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Tasting Note:

Cool, tense and nicely poised. Reserved but lots going on underneath the surface. Fine-tuned and driven. The flavours are crisp and crystal clear while the texture is lacy. Svelte yet bracing notes of alpine strawberry, bramble and red cherry. Concentrated yet juicy. Lively and expansive on the long, focused finish. Superb. A fabulous Gevrey vineyard high up the slope next to Clos St. Jacques. Being due south facing yet benefitting from the cooling breezes from the Combe, the terroir is cool yet sun-blanched. Aged in 70% new oak, 30% whole bunch fermentation.

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