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Joseph Drouhin Gevrey Chambertin 2011

Joseph Drouhin Gevrey Chambertin 750ml 2011        
Sku: 1838002*

Tasting notes
In general rule, gevrey-chambertin shows a pretty color ruby, lively and brilliant. One notes the beautiful "legs" on the partition of the glass. The flavors are fruity and typical intensément of this name: wild ripe, black cherry. Flavors of wooded are fine and subtly married. The evolution in bottles brings more complexity to the nose, spicier grades of nutmeg and leather before evoking mushroom scents.

Rating
 Wine Advocate 89 points (Aug 2013)
The 2011 Gevrey-Chambertin Village, which includes 20-30% Premier Cru fruit, has a lovely, very elegant bouquet with plenty of rounded raspberry and strawberry fruit. The palate is medium-bodied with a soft entry. It is slightly lower in acidity, very approachable and is bestowed a finish that slips down the throat. Youll finish a bottle faster than you think. Drink now-2015.
 Wine Spectator 91 points (Feb 12 2014)
Graphite and floral notes enhance the pure cherry flavor in this well-defined red. Firm yet long on the finish. Very elegant and charming. Best from 2015 through 2024.—B.S.

Food pairing
Serve with red meats (roasted or in sauces, beef or game), poultries in stew or with mushrooms or cheeses refined.. A gevrey-chambertin must be able to preserve itself, following his top of the line of 12 to 20 years but one can appreciate it in his youth, all in force and in fruit.

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Regional Varietals:
Chardonnay
Pinot Noir
Regional Wineries:
Louis Jadot
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Sub-Region: Cote de Nuits
Appellation: Gevrey Chambertin
Grape Varietal: Pinot Noir
Type: Still wine
 
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