Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Lavaut Saint-Jacques 2011

CONFURON-COTETIDOT

Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Lavaut Saint-Jacques
2011

$304.25*

* Suggested retail price

3 case(s) available

Product code
82242
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Speculative
Status
Available
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Region
Burgundy
Subregion
Côte de Nuits
Appellation
Gevrey-Chambertin
Classification
1er cru
Varietal(s)
Pinot Noir 100 %
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork

About this winery

The Confuron-Cotétidot name began in 1964 with the union of legendary winemaker Jean-Jacques "Jacky" Confuron to Bernadette Cotétidot. Jacky has since relinquished day-to-day operation of the Domaine to his two very capable oenologist sons, Yves and Jean-Pierre. With old vines spread over four villages in the Côte de Nuits, this is a very impressive array of Village, Premier and Grand Cru sites. The Confuron sons, in addition to handling the vines and wines of this property, hold other...

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Notes about product

The vineyards have never been treated with synthetic herbicides or pesticides, and yields are tightly controlled through pruning and green harvesting.

Winemaking notes

Barrel-aging for up to two years in mainly old French oak, with new French oak-aging upwards of 20%.

*Revues de presse*

Tim Atkin MW

- 95 points -

December 2011

The terroir really sings here and the voice of the winemaker (in the shape of 100% stems) can be heard too. Minerally, smoky, refreshing and cool, the wines from Lavaux/Lavaut are some of my favourites in 2011.

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Burghound.com

(91-93) POINTS

January 2013

As one would reasonably expect given the position of the vineyard, this is exceptionally cool yet the nose of dark berries, floral and wet stone aromas is clearly quite ripe. There is outstanding intensity to the precise and beautifully well-detailed middle weight flavors that brim with a fine minerality before concluding in an impressively well-balanced, persistent and harmonious finish. Note however that here too patience will be required as this will need 12 to 15 years to realize its full development potential.

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