2019 Bachelet Gevrey VV
When you catch Bachelet's Gevrey in a vintage like 2019, the wine can simply floor you. It has a class and complexity that village-level wines pretty much never have.
Fourrier's Gevrey is a long-standing favorite.
The combination of straight-up deliciousness with breeding is hard to resist.
Fourrier's Gevrey is a wine that people jump at the chance to buy.
It exists on a special plane amongst villages bottling. It shares this space with few other bottles - Roumier Chambolle, Mugneret-Gibourg Vosne-Romanée, etc.
Once you adjust to their un-showy wavelength and whispering complexity, it's really easy to become obsessed.
This has become very clear to us. Our Jouan offers have become some of the most popular.
Fourrier's Gevrey is a long-standing favorite. The combination of straight-up deliciousness with breeding is hard to resist.
It's a wine that radically transcends its villages category. When you try to think of comparisons, a few wines come to mind - Roumier's Chambolle, Mugneret-Gibourg's Vosne, and then, you start reaching.
"This is very Gevrey in style with its taut muscularity and it offers very fine quality" - Burghound
Gevrey produces some of the most satisfying and profound wines around. Today, we pay tribute to the earthy power of Gevrey with an extensive list ranging from villages wines to Grand Crus.
Generally speaking, Dujac's 2016s are stunning. The Combottes is a standout. Of Dujac's top bottles, Combottes has a quiet profile. Don't let this fool you. In the right vintage, the wine can be a knockout - 2016 is certainly an example of this.
Watching Duroché's ascent over the past ten years has been very exciting. Quality has skyrocketed. The domaine crafts red Burgundies exactly as we like them - understated and pure.
Bachelet's Gevrey exists on its own plane. On paper, it's a village-level wine. In reality, it radically transcends the category.
Pierre Duroché has quickly become one of Gevrey’s most exciting winemakers. When it comes to purity of expression and coaxing an intricate and subtle complexity from Gevrey, it's clear that Duroché has the touch.
Across the board, Duroché's wines offer a stunning depth of complexity and amazingly clear terroir imprints. Since Pierre Duroché joined his father at the estate in 2005, quality has skyrocketed. Thankfully, Duroché's prices prove that word still isn't out about the domaine.
Bachelet's Corbeaux has become a very difficult bottle to find in quantity. Before landing this parcel, it had been over three years since we were able to offer Bachelet's Corbeaux.
Fourrier’s Gevrey is no ordinary village wine.
DRC, Roumier and Rousseau form the holy trinity of Red Burgundy producers.
I'm sure that this small parcel of Fourrier's 2014 Gevrey VV in magnum will disappear quickly. Like Roumier's Chambolle and Mugneret-Gibourg's Vosne-Romanée, Fourrier's Gevrey VV is a special village wine. One that's hunted down year-after-year by serious collectors.
The perennial theme with Fourrier is pristine expression, precise finesse and an ultra-seductive mineral-laden texture. In 2014, this shines through brilliantly.
"This is really quite good and worth checking out." - Burghound Lately there's been a lot of excitement surrounding Duroché and for good reason. The wines are startling in their elegance, finesse and value.