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2012 Domaine Jean Grivot Echezeaux
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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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2012 Domaine Jean Grivot Echezeaux

Producer: Domaine Jean Grivot
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Pinot Noir
Origin: France
Region: Burgundy
Appellation: Cote de Nuits

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93-96 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - January/February 2014

Bright, deep red.  Knockout nose combines red berries, coffee, tobacco, crushed rock, smoke, flowers and minerals.  Like liquid silk on the palate, delivering an uncanny combination of seamlessness and verve.  Compellingly sappy wine with a strong note of purple flowers.  With its superb juicy thrust, this really titillates the salivary glands.  The Clos Vougeot is more minerally and taut, while this is more sensual and refined.

93 Points | Wine Spectator
93+ Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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About Burgundy

The finest red and white wines of Burgundy set the standard for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. At their best, Burgundy wines are the world's most aromatically complex, silky, and seductive wines, thanks to their ineffable combination of fruits, flowers, minerals, and earth, and their ability to project flavor authority without excess weight. But first-rate Burgundies are produced in limited quantities. Burgundy is a minefield for the...
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Pinot Noir

Adored by critics, prized by collectors, Pinot Noir is one of most tantalizing yet temperamental varietals in the world. For many wine enthusiasts, this is part of the appeal of Pinot -- it doesn't reveal its charms easily. Pinot Noir's virtue also stems from the unique characteristics of the grape. The skins are especially delicate, which accounts for the lighter color and body of finished wine. But, despite the delicacy, the best wines have excellent backbone and...
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