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Domaine Dugat-Py Gevrey-Chambertin Coeur De Roy 2012 750ml

Rated 90-92 - The 2012 Gevrey-Chambertin Coeur de Roy comes from Bernard Dugat's vines planted in 1910, raised in 60% new oak with 70% whole...
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Domaine Dugat-Py Gevrey-Chambertin Vv 2011 750ml

Rated 91-93 - A wonderfully spicy and well-layered nose features notes of ripe plum, cassis, warm earth and hints of stone. There is excellent...
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Domaine Dugat-Py Gevrey-Chambertin Vv 2012 750ml

Rated 91-93 - This offers a big step up in aromatic elegance if not complexity with its aromas of red and dark berry, plum, floral scents and...
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Domaine Francois Lamarche La Grande Rue 2013 750ml

Rated 94-96 - The 2013 La Grande Rue has a very pure bouquet, quite floral with touches of dried rose petals and small red cherries that are soon...

Burgundy Pinot Noir

The region of Burgundy has become synonymous with high quality red wines, but in actual fact the region consistently produces a wide variety of fine wines of many different styles, rigorously protected by French wine laws designed to keep reputations and quality at a very high level. The region benefits greatly from a warm and sunny summer climate, which, coupled with the excellent quality soils which typify the region, and centuries of experience and expertise, has led to the region being known all over the world for the excellence of its produce. The majority of grapevines grown here are of the Pinot Noir varietal, which has helped Burgundy become known as the definitive region for elegant and smooth red wines, but Chardonnay grapes and many others are also grown in abundance and used to make both still and sparkling wines.
Regularly described as being the grape varietal responsible for producing the world's most romantic wines, Pinot Noir has long been associated with elegance and a broad range of flavors The name means 'black pine' in French, and this is due to the fact that the fruit of this particular varietal is especially dark in color, and hangs in a conical shape, like that of a pine cone. Despite being grown today in almost every wine producing country, Pinot Noir is a notoriously difficult grape variety to cultivate. This is because it is especially susceptible to various forms of mold and mildew, and thrives best in steady, cooler climates. However, the quality of the fruit has ensured that wineries and vintners have persevered with the varietal, and new technologies and methods have overcome many of the problems it presents. Alongside this, the wide popularity and enthusiasm for this grape has ensured it will remain a firm favorite amongst wine drinkers for many years to come.