Harmand-Geoffroy, Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru La Bossière 2017 Bottle size: 750ml

France, Burgundy
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R1,750

Critic Score

91
WA

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Tasting notes:
'The 2017 Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru La Bossière Monopole mingled notes of cassis, raspberries and smoked meat with savory nuances of forest floor in a complex bouquet, followed by a medium to full-bodied, lively and tensile palate that's bright and mineral in profile. The vines in this cool climat, deep in the Combe Lavaux, are now around 30 years old. Drink 2022 - 2037.' – William Kelley, Wine Advocate, 91/100

'An exceptionally fresh nose combines notes of green tea, red currant, raspberry and a whiff of forest floor. The notably finer but less concentrated light weight flavors possess excellent salinity though not the same depth on the short and slightly drying finish. This is pretty in its fashion but it's not as well-balanced.' – Allen Meadows, Burghound.com, 86-89/100

About Domaine Harmand-Geoffroy:
Gérard Harmand and his son, Philippe, lead this 9 hectare family-run domaine that was established in the late nineteenth century. Domaine Harmand-Geoffroy produce quintessential Gevrey-Chambertin from a superb range of terroirs including the remarkable, old vine holdings in Lavaux St Jacques, Champeaux, Perrière and La Bossiere (Monopole), as well as a healthy slice of the Grand Cru Mazis-Chambertin. ‘I agree completely with Harmand’s assertion that they’re now making wines that are better balanced and less overtly rustic than in the past’ writes Allen Meadows. This once under-the-radar and overperforming property is now firmly in the cult category.

‘Having imported Harmand-Geoffroys wines since the 2013 vintage, we are starting to see how well they mature. In fact, these Gevreys must be aged for 5 years before showing off their full spectrum of flavour. Great value, classic Red Burgundy.’ – Roland
More Information
Variety Pinot Noir
Blend information 100% Pinot Noir
Rating WA 91
Drink to Long-term cellaring
Producer information Gérard Harmand and his son, Philippe, lead this 9 hectare family-run domaine that was established in the late nineteenth century. Domaine Harmand-Geoffroy produce quintessential Gevrey-Chambertin from a superb range of terroirs including the remarkable, old vine holdings in Lavaux St Jacques, Champeaux, Perrière and La Bossiere (Monopole), as well as a healthy slice of the Grand Cru Mazis-Chambertin. 'I agree completely with Harmand's assertion that they're now making wines that are better balanced and less overtly rustic than in the past' writes Allen Meadows. This once under-the-radar and overperforming property is now firmly in the cult category.
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