Bourgogne, Rouge
Robert Chevillon

Bourgogne, Rouge,

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Robert Chevillon, Bourgogne, Rouge, 2015

Justerini & Brooks Tasting note
Robert Chevillon, Bourgogne, Rouge, 2015

A Bourgogne that punches well above its weight. As pretty and inviting as usual yet with an extra silkiness and length of flavour, clearly a wonderful vintage for this wine. Bright, ripe and sensual cherry and loganberry fruits with a hint of plum liqueur.

ABV:
12.5%

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country:
France
region:
Burgundy
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Allergen Information:
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Robert Chevillon

Robert Chevillon

Robert’s two sons, Bertrand and Denis, now look after the winemaking and viticulture respectively. Their vineyards stretch from the far south side of Nuits St-Georges to the very north side next to Vosne-Romanée. All of the wines demonstrate harmony, ripe fruit and structure thanks to both hard work in the vineyard by Denis (who insists on low yields and a strict grape selection) and to a fermentation and barrique elevage carefully controlled by Bertrand. There are no frills or careful secrets here, the crop is destalked, fermented and agedin in a maximum of one third new oak for the top crus. These wines are the product of terroir-knowledge and hard, hands-on, work. It is a great compliment to them both that their wines are so balanced yet still maintain the individuality and character that emanates from their terroir. The vineyards south of Nuits (Pruliers and Vaucrains) tend to have more muscle and drive while those nearer Vosne, such as the Chaignots, verge more on elegance and silkiness.

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