Maison Joseph Drouhin   Griotte Chambertin

2017 Griotte Chambertin

By Maison Joseph Drouhin

2017 Griotte Chambertin from Maison Joseph Drouhin, Burgundy

The 2017 vintage in Burgundy was one to remember with a growing season that defied the odds and tendered a crop both generous in quantity and glorious in quality. Venturing into the heart of this extraordinary year, the 2017 Griotte Chambertin from Maison Joseph Drouhin stands proud, revealing the intricate tapestry of terroir and human touch that is so emblematic of one of France's most storied wine regions.


A Harmonious Intersection: Delicate Craft and Nature's Bounty

Renowned for their meticulous vineyard management and elegant vinification, Maison Joseph Drouhin has excelled with their crafting of the 2017 Griotte Chambertin. Despite frost threatening devastation early on, the weather gods smiled upon the vines come spring, bestowing an environ conducive to the development of what would become stellar grapes—both in terms of health and complexity.


Burgundy's Time-Honoured Nuances Meet Modern Finesse

This particular vintage articulates a narrative where climatic benevolence is in conversation with Burgundian tradition. The nose invites with a bouquet redolent of dark cherries, succulent strawberries, and an underpinning of earthy spices reflecting the Griotte Chambertin's pedigree. On the palate, a tapestry of flavours unfurls—vibrant red fruit interlaces with hints of clove and cinnamon, buttressed by an elegant structure and satin tannins that promise longevity. Indeed, the 2017 offering mirrors the excellence that connoisseurs have come to expect from Maison Joseph Drouhin.

Prospective investors will marvel at how these bottles represent both a hedonic pleasure and a prudent addition to any fine wine portfolio. The combination of rarity, acclaim, and this vintage’s expression of an almost poetic balance solidifies its investable status.


Conclusion: A Burgundy Vintage That Will Reign In Cellars

Summoning the vitality of youth yet hinting at a graceful evolution over time, the 2017 Griotte Chambertin from Maison Joseph Drouhin encapsulates a moment in Burgundy’s history where everything aligned. It is one for both immediate enjoyment and patient cellaring—a truly compelling addition to a cultivated wine investment collection.

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