About Domaine Jean Grivot
Like the tortoise who wins the race, the Grivot family has steadily built up an enviable domaine in the Cote de Nuits, including three Grand Cru vineyards.
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Bright red. Musky berries on the nose. Juicy, lively and penetrating, but hard to taste following the splendidly complex and dense Vosne premier crus. Plenty of brisk fruit here, though, and the finish displays sound acidity, ripe tannins, and very good energy and length. This is very good.
88-90 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
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