Bourgogne, Rouge
Domaine Jean Grivot

Bourgogne, Rouge,



Domaine Jean Grivot, Bourgogne, Rouge, 2017

Justerini & Brooks Tasting note
Domaine Jean Grivot, Bourgogne, Rouge, 2017

A closed reticent nose but there is some lovely fine, translucent fruit on the palate. Light and bright. Delicate lacy Bourgogne offering juicy lovely ripe cherry and raspberry fruit. An old vine Bourgogne from the Vosne-Romanée commune.

Neal Martin, Vinous
The 2017 Bourgogne Rouge, which comes from old vines in Vosne-Romanée, has a lifted cranberry and raspberry bouquet. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin and slightly gourmand in style, leading to a light but quite persistent dark cherry finish. Enjoy over the next two or three years.
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Domaine Jean Grivot

Domaine Jean Grivot

Etienne Grivot succeeded his father, Jean, in 1987, and today presides over 15 hectares of vines spread accross Nuits, Vosne, Vougeot and Echézeaux. This is one of the modern-day, benchmark Burgundian domaines. The estate’s densely-planted old vines (the average age is 40 years old) produce naturally-low yields and, together with Etienne’s organic approach to viticulture and sensitive winemaking, result in vivid, pure, very well-balanced Burgundies. The wines are much more softly extracted than when Etienne first started, the winemaking is incredibly flexible, depending on the vintage, but usually only 5% of stalks are retained, and rarely more than a third of the barrels are new. Daughter Mathilde and son Hubert have committed to working at the Domaine and have taken on more responsibility from Etienne since 2017, so the estate's future seems secure. A reference point Burgundy Domaine.

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