2019 Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Lavaut St Jacques, Domaine Duroché

2019 Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Lavaut St Jacques, Domaine Duroché

Duroché owns a sizable 1 hectare parcel of this premier cru. It soars with dark cherry power and persistence. The fruit and tannins are balanced in such harmonious poise, and the vineyard’s classic cool undertow is on magnificent display in 2019.

Strictly limited to 6 bottles per customer

Critic score
94/100 info

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Wine details

  • Region & country
    Lavaut Saint-Jacques (1er Cru), Gevrey-Chambertin, Côte de Nuits, Burgundy, France
  • Grape
    Pinot Noir
  • Maturity
    Young 2024 - 2034info
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
  • Classification
    Premier Cru

Tasting notes

The 2019 Gevrey-Chambertin Lavaut Saint-Jacques 1er Cru was the last cuvée to be picked and is completely destemmed this year. It has a vibrant, energetic bouquet of red cherries, wild strawberry and crushed stone aromas. The medium-bodied palate offers fleshy red fruit mixed with veins of blueberry, quite rounded and plush toward the finish. Its velvet texture renders this Gevrey deceptively approachable, but there is real structure underneath. Classy.

Neal Martin, vinous.com (December 2020)
94/100

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