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2004 Dominique Laurent Gevrey-Chambertin Clos Saint-Jacques 1er Cru

FRANCE / BURGUNDY / GEVREY-CHAMBERTIN
  • 92 WS
  • 90 IWC
  • Variety
    Pinot Noir

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SKU: 50736-2004-750

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$79.95

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 90

    ($115) Deep ruby-red. Superripe aromas of candied black cherry, boysenberry, plum and chocolate; distinct hints of surmaturite Fat, high-toned and hugely rich for a 2004 (from late-picked fruit?), and already expressive today. Dense dark fruit flavors are carrying a load of sweet, nutty oak. Finishes very broad and full, with a substantial but fine dusting of tannins. Fans of sheer size will no doubt prize this one more than I did.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: March/April 2007
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 92

    Sweet spice and coconut aromas introduce this suave, powerful red, which exhibits fresh black cherry, green olive and mineral flavors, with a long, spicy finish. Yet requires time to absorb the tannins. 24 cases made.
    Author: Bruce Sanderson
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  • Dominique Laurent is a former pastry chef who, with the 1993 vintage, began producing handcrafted wines. He believes in a non-interventionist style of winemaking which aims to maintain the purity of fruit and reveal the character of the terroir. He has several categories of wines which include the regional Bourgogne Passetoutgrains and Bourgogne Rouge, the Cuvee Tradition (lighter style wines village wines), Grande Cuvee (village wines from old vines), and 1er and Grand Crus.

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    Burgundy is home to some of the greatest and most expensive wines in the world. Stretching from Auxerre in the north to Lyon in the south, the region's most famous section is the limestone-rich Côte d'Or. Vineyards in Burgundy are classified according to their locations on the hillsides. Only 2% of total production is from grand cru sites, while premier cru and village-level wines are more common. It is rare for one domaine to own an entire vineyard; rather the land has been divided down to individual rows, in some cases as a result of inheritance laws. While other varieties can be found in Burgundy, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay reign supreme. The best examples are capable of aging for 15 years or more, a rarity for these two varieties, making them highly valuable. 

    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 63 bottles owned
    • 15 collectors