Maison Joseph Drouhin   Griotte Chambertin

2018 Griotte Chambertin

By Maison Joseph Drouhin

2018 Griotte Chambertin from Maison Joseph Drouhin, Burgundy, France

The prestigious vineyards of Burgundy have long bested global expectations, gifting the world of fine wine with transcendent flavours and intricate bouquets. The 2018 Griotte Chambertin from Maison Joseph Drouhin proudly continues this legacy, a resolute testament to the unique climatic nuances of its vintage.

 

When Nature Conspires: 2018's Ideal Conditions

Examining the canvas of seasons in Burgundy perennially paints an intricate picture. But the year 2018 brandished a composition so serene, it harboured near-ideal conditions for the delicate Pinot Noir grape. A warm summer lent itself to a spellbinding maturation, imbuing the Griotte Chambertin with both opulence and finesse-a juggling act few vintages carry off with such aplomb.

 

A Connoisseur’s Chronicle: Decoding the Vintage

In every swirl, sniff, and sip, the 2018 Griotte Chambertin narrates its storied genesis. Behold a bouquet ripe with succulent cherries and seasoned by whispers of sweet spice; this narrative deepens with an undercurrent of earthy mineral deftness-a hallmark of its terroir. Tenacious yet elegantly structured tannins craft a velvety mouthfeel that crescendos into a long, enchanting finish.

Investors recognising distinction understand that some vintages transcend mere enjoyment and ascend as wise acquisitions. Distinct among its peers, this offering from Maison Joseph Drouhin signals more than pleasure; it heralds potential. Astute collectors with a penchant for Burgundy's finest know well that wines such as these are not simply pleasures but also storied investments.

 

Savouring Singular Excellence

Griotte Chambertin from Maison Joseph Drouhin seldom disappoints. Yet, there is a distinctive allure to the symphony composed in 2018 - it delivers verve and vitality with a sophisticated confidence that holds a mirror to even the most fastidious of palates. Here lies a divine opportunity - to indulge in one of Burgundy's exalted chapters - and secure an investment that is as rewarding to treasure as it is to taste.

Current market price

HK$32,800.00

12x75cl

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