Group Buy Special : Domaine Drouhin Laroze Gevrey-Chambertin 2012
Gevrey-Chambertin – a village in Burgundy's Côte de Nuits district – produces some of the world's most prestigious and expensive red wines. The village is home to nine grand cru vineyards, comfortably more than any other Burgundy village (the nearest contender is Vosne-Romanée). Eight of these feature "Chambertin" somewhere in their name, in homage to the most respected among them: Le Chambertin.
Although the grand cru wines attract the most attention, those made under the village's standard Gevrey-Chambertin appellation are held in very high regard. Just like their big grand cru brothers, all Gevrey-Chambertin wines are made almost exclusively from Pinot Noir. Widely regarded as being Burgundy's most full-bodied and structured, the village's wines have a particular intensity of color, aroma and flavor about them, not to mention impressive longevity. Well-made examples can develop in the bottle for several decades. These qualities, combined with the village's solid reputation and relatively large production volumes, have earned Gevrey-Chambertin a reputation as the "king" of Burgundy wines.
There are several possible explanations regarding the origin of the name Gevrey: is it derived from the Gallic "Gibriacus" or from the combe de Lavaut, "Gaba" in Latin meaning "gorge".
The name "Gevrey” first appeared in 1219.
Among top 3% of all wines in the world
Vine variety: Pinot Noir
We have 8 Gevrey-Chambertin parcels situated in the following lieux-dits: En Combe, En Champs, En Vignes Belles, Croix des Champs, En Jouise, En Pallud, Aux Mairchais and Aux Epointures. The surface area of our Gevrey-Chambertin parcels amounts to 4
Domaine Drouhin Laroze Gevrey-Chambertin is matured in oak barrels previously used for one wine made from wood from the Allier and Nivernais regions, with medium to medium-plus toasts.
With a fine colour and visual aspect and good texture, on the palate the Gevrey-Chambertin leaves a sensation of freshness with a delicate body and slight woody hints. Its tannins are melted in a tender and silky texture that highlight its aromatic refinement and subtlety.
Serving temperature: between 16° and 18°C
The Gevrey-Chambertin can be enjoyed with Burgundy "en meurette" dishes, a leg of mutton, boeuf bourguignon or game terrines.
TERM & CONDITIONS
Price Is inclusive of Group Buy Administrative Fee of 5%
This is a Group Buy and pre-order product
Please to allowed up to 4 weeks for the collection of the product purchased
Product can be self-collected at Regale Wine Lounge or delivery can be arranged for a fee
Complimentary option of cellaring in Regale Wine Lounge available