1999 Robert Groffier Pere et Fils - Chambolle-Musigny Les Sentiers 1er Cru 750ml

France - Burgundy - Cote de Nuits - Chambolle Musigny | Premier Cru/ Red / Pinot Noir   |     Watch

IWC 91(+?)   WA 89-90   BH 87-89   Collector 90
1999 Robert Groffier Pere et Fils - Chambolle-Musigny Les Sentiers 1er Cru Front View

Photo of actual year not available

This wine is currently sold out. However, many times we can still locate this wine for you. Use the contact form below to request assistance.
You can also bid on this wine. Contact us to learn how.

Professional Reviews For This Wine


International Wine Cellar | Rating: 91(+?)

($84) Deep ruby-red. Vibrant, intensely spicy aromas of blackberry, violet, white pepper and roast coffee. Supersweet flavors are like a coulis of berries. But brisk acidity and a strong mineral component give this wine great penetration and vivacity in the mouth. Very long, firmly minerally aftertaste.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 101

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio


Wine Advocate | Rating: 89-90

Produced from 45 hectoliters per hectare yields, the red cherry-scented 1999 Chambolle-Musigny Les Sentiers is a medium-bodied, lush wine. Its red cherry and raspberry flavors are candied, tangy, and lively. It is well-delineated, seamless, and harmonious.

Drink Dates: 2004-2009
Author: Pierre Rovani
Issue: 136

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio


Burghound | Rating: 87-89

No review available

Issue: Issue 1

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio

Collector Reviews For This Wine


Rating: 90
Author: Stephen G41
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 05/08/2011
Just ok, hasn't really improved all that much.

Rating: 89
Author: Jeff
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 02/14/2010
Drink Dates:
Very noticeable oak and wood spice on the nose. Would have guessed west coast pinot. still, it was quite a good wine - the nose had very pretty dark fruits in addition to the wood, and it had a long finish with a good balance between the tannins and acidity. Not my cup of tea, but certainly a good performance for the style.

Average rating: 89, based on 5 reviews
More Vintages and Sizes of Robert Groffier Pere et Fils - Chambolle-Musigny Les Sentiers 1er Cru:

Collector Data For This Wine

137 bottles owned by 49 collectors.

  The Vinfolio Difference  

Since its founding in 2003, Vinfolio has brought the rarest and highest-quality wines to the the collector market. Located in San Francisco and Napa, we are a company of wine experts who understand and value the importance of wine provenance. Our premium supplier relationships and first-in-class technology help us protect your wine from sourcing through shipping with extraordinary care that only we can provide. Don't trust your fine wine with anything less!

Learn More

About This Producer


With his son Serge, Robert Groffier creates spectacular Pinot Noirs that are the powerful benchmarks of the respective communes. The Amoureuses, with its succulent fruit, is a kaleidoscope of aromatics and flavorsl. The Clos de Beze is an effort unto itself and has a mouth-coating, sweet earthy, gamy, bramble quality that is elegant and classy. The Sentiers and Haut Doix Chambolles offer classic, high-toned red berry and cherry elements that tend toward a bit more elegance and herb in the former and supple, round vibrancy in the latter.

See other similar producers: Domaine Gros Frere et Soeur, Domaine Claude Dugat, Domaine Armand Rousseau

Wine Varietal: Pinot Noir


Notorious for its fickle growing patterns, Pinot Noir vines prefer long, cool growing conditions and tend to mutate easily, leaving behind numerous clones and inconsistent flavor profiles. Although it is one of the three major varieties used in Champagne production, Burgundy is the traditional home of Pinot Noir. The 30-mile stretch of hills known as the Cote d'Or is valued as the world's premier production area. Pinot Noir is planted all over the world. In the United States, Sonoma, the Russian River Valley, Carneros and the Willamette Valley produce top-notch wines from this variety. Other notable countries include New Zealand, Australia, and Chile. Typical descriptors for Pinot Noir include strawberry, raspberry, cherry, mushroom, and meaty notes.

VinCellar Collectors Who Own This Wine Also Own

Recommended For You

Loading, please wait...
 

Get early access to new arrivals and special offers