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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89-91 Points | International Wine Cellar , January/February 2014
Medium red. Sexy aromas of redcurrant, raspberry and smoke. An elegant, rather charming village wine with a seamless texture and lovely sweetness. Offers an enticing early balance, with its fruit and spice to the fore. Finishes with fine tannins and good length. Grivot describes this village parcel of old vines as "an extension of the crus."
91-93 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
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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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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