Maison Joseph Drouhin   Griotte Chambertin

2004 Griotte Chambertin

By Maison Joseph Drouhin

2004 Griotte Chambertin from Maison Joseph Drouhin, Burgundy, France

The 2004 vintage in Burgundy stands as a testament to the resilience and finesse of Pinot Noir, particularly epitomised by the 2004 Griotte Chambertin from Maison Joseph Drouhin. A year that saw the vineyards grapple with temperamental weather, it was the vigilant viticulturists who afforded us such gems, skilfully navigating a challenging growing season.


Jewel of The Vintage: A Study in Elegance

This cuvée, with its luminescent ruby clarity, uncloaks the mastery behind Drouhin's winemaking. Despite the unpredictable clime, they have channelled the essence of Griotte Chambertin terroir into a bottle. One witnesses the harmonious interplay between nature and nurture, an intricate ballet penned by Maison Joseph Drouhin’s deft hand.


Distinguishing the Distinct: Terroir Triumphs

The hallmark of the 2004 Griotte Chambertin is its poised balance and developed complexity. Redolent of ripe cherries marinated in a whispered echo of sweet spice and earthy undertones, this wine captures a snapshot of its origin year - a narrative spun in aromas and flavours. It carries the subtle austerity of the vintage yet is enlivened by an exquisite tension between acidity and fruit depth - a juxtaposition leading to its investment appeal.

With additional time cosseted in cellars, this vintage has transcended many an initial expectation. The palate reveals layers of nuanced berry notes entwined amidst soft tannins, evolving to a lingering delicate finish. The 2004 vintage has bestowed upon this wine a character imbued with maturity, yet it retains the finesse synonymous with both Griotte Chambertin and Maison Joseph Drouhin.

The craft of capturing time - its trials and triumphs - within each sip is unequivocally realised in this exemplary offering from Burgundy. For connoisseurs and investors alike, this 2004 Griotte Chambertin encapsulates not just an admirable vintage for Burgundian Pinot Noir but also delineates what makes Maison Joseph Drouhin a beacon of winemaking prowess.

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