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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Drouhin Laroze

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Gevrey Chambertin

Grape Variety:

Pinot Noir

Gevrey Chambertin, Lavaux St Jacques, 1er Cru, 2019

Tasting Note:

A nose of sweet fruit infused with a resinous pine and cedar quality that recalls the En Champs. The palate delivers seductive flavours of small berries steeped in liqueur, notes of bramble, griotte and kirsch fruit too. Heady and full of sunshine for sure, but not too decadent either. For there is real class, composure and sensuality here. An excellent 1er Cru, one of the appellation's higher, cooler vineyards next to Clos-St.-Jacques. Fully destemmed and aged in 40% new oak.

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