Domaine Fourrier   Griottes Chambertin Grand Cru

2019 Griottes Chambertin Grand Cru

By Domaine Fourrier

2019 Griottes Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Fourrier, Burgundy

The 2019 vintage in Burgundy was one where Mother Nature deftly balanced the scales between richness and structure, with the 2019 Griottes Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Fourrier exemplifying this equilibrium. Meteorological challenges of the year aside, the precision and care of Domaine Fourrier have sculpted a wine reflective of both time and terroir.

 

A Tapestry of Layers, A Connoisseur’s Investment

There's a poetic symmetry in the way Domaine Fourrier has harnessed the vintage; each sip unveils a tapestry of complexities that are marks of an investable collectible. The 2019 Griottes Chambertin Grand Cru reveals itself with an opulent bouquet, redolent with ripe cherries and a whisper of wild strawberries which sit alongside an undercurrent of earthy truffles indicative of its esteemed provenance.

The palate perceives the climatic generosity of 2019 - it is dense, yet never ponderous. The mastery lies in maintaining an elegant complexity woven with fine tannins that promise longevity. Berries and stone fruits entangle with subtle hints of sweet spices, trailing into a lingering finish. One can discern an almost ethereal juxtaposition: the intrinsic power of Burgundy's Grand Crus with a finesse that's quintessentially Fourrier.

 

Epitome of Elegance, Embodiment of Terroir

Burgundy aficionados know that Grand Cru sites' expressions vary spectacularly by year. The 2019 Griottes Chambertin is no exception; it encapsulates the intensity of the vintage's sunny days but carries the freshness lent by cooler nights. Its core holds potential for rounding into fuller elegance as years allow.

In essence, deep connoisseurs and astute investors alike will recognize that the 2019 Griottes Chambertin from Domaine Fourrier is not merely a beverage but a vessel conveying the story of its climatic year and distinguished terroir in every glass. This offering is poised to grace cellars and portfolios with equal distinction, serving as a reminder that great vintages are measured as much by character as they are by balance – qualities wherein this illustrious bottle abounds.

Current market price

HK$102,850.00

12x75cl

Highest score

95

POP score

717.33

Scores and tasting notes

94-96

Unfurling with notes of rose petals, raspberries and plums, complemented by hints of raw coca and sweet soil tones, the 2019 Griotte-Chambertin Grand Cru is full-bodied, enveloping and multidimensional, its satiny attack segueing into a deep and concentrated mid-palate, concluding with a long, mouthwatering finish. Supple and seamless, it's an immensely charming wine in the making.

William Kelley - The Wine Advocate, 14 January 2021

Vintage performance