Domaine Jean Grivot

Domaine Jean Grivot

Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru 2008

Burgundy, France

Regular price £1,080.00 Sale price£1,074.00 Save £6.00
Case Format
Duty Status
Style: Red Drink from: 2023
ABV: 13.5% Drink to: 2025
Packaging: Repack Stock arriving: In Stock
Critic scores
93+ RP, 91 NM, 93+ AG, 90+ VM, 94 AM
Critic reviews
"The 2008 Clos de Vougeot possesses notable energy and power, even if today it is quite reticent. The 2008 is a muscular, cool Clos de Vougeot laced with dark fruit. From time to time the wine’s inner perfume emerges, hinting at what awaits those who are disciplined enough to bury this wine in the deepest corner of the cellar. Anticipated maturity: 2018-2033.This is a gorgeous set of wines from Etienne and Marielle Grivot that captures the essence of several of Vosne’s most illustrious vineyards. Grivot encourages slow malos and leaves the wines on the lees for approximately 15 months after the vinification. New oak ranges from 15-20% for the villages, 30-50% for the 1ers and 40-70% for the grands crus. Based on the wines I tasted 2009 looks like a much more consistent vintage than 2008. The finest 2008s are also well worth considering, but there are more highs and lows, especially in the entry part of the range."
Antonio Galloni, May 2011

A discreet touch of wood frames strikingly complex, ripe, fresh and quite densely fruited earth suffused red pinot aromas that lead to rich, full-bodied and textured flavors that exude an overt muscularity on the equally explosive finish where the integrated tannins confer a dusty mouth feel to the moderately austere finale. This is an extremely impressive effort but note that even more patience will be required., January 2011

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