Robert Groffier Bonnes Mares Grand Cru 2017 -

Robert Groffier Bonnes Mares Grand Cru 2017

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Get your Grand Cru Burgs now before they go even higher. Very limited. 13.5% abv...with global warming, Burg lovers now realise most of their Grand Crus are hitting 14%. So if you are into classic Burgs, better buy some 2017s! Pinot Noir at 14% was unimaginable to Burg producers more than 10 years ago!

The Groffier family are among the best wine makers in the Côte de Nuits! Originally founded by Robert Groffier’s father, Jules in the 1950s, the domaine is now run by Robert’s grandson, Nicolas.

The domaine consists of almost 8 ha of fine vineyards, including 1 ha of Bonnes Mares, almost 0.5 ha of Chambertin Clos de Bèze and a full 1 ha of Chambolle-Musigny Les Amoureuses (the biggest single owner of this vineyard).

'Sand, clay and limestone soils make up the terroir of this 1ha parcel on the Chambolle side of the grand cru. The vines may be 80 years old, but this is not a powerful expression of the grand cru. Floral, juicy, sumptuous and exotic, it has a core of sweet bramble and raspberry fruit. Beautifully judged from a brilliant winemaker.' Decanter 97 pts