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1999 Nuits St Georges les Cras

By Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair

1999 Griottes Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Fourrier, Burgundy, France

In the pantheon of Burgundy's esteemed Grand Cru sites, Griottes Chambertin always strikes a resonant chord among connoisseurs and collectors. And within this hallowed terroir, the 1999 Griottes Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Fourrier shines as a beacon of the vintage's pedigree.


Harmonious Vintages: A Tête-à-Tête with 1999

The turn of the millennium offered a string of laudable vintages for Burgundy, yet it's the 1999 Griottes Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Fourrier that stands as a profound vocalisation of the year's virtues. Domaine Fourrier, held in high regard for their guardianship over some of Burgundy's most cherished plots, has coaxed from this vintage an ensemble that sings with an ageing potential destined to reverberate through the decades.


A Season's Sonata: Climatic Synergy

The climatic cadence of 1999 bestowed upon Domaine Fourrier's vines a concert of conditions conducive to creating a Griottes Chambertin of remarkable structure and depth. While earlier vintages may juxtapose concentration with elegance, it is here, in this enigmatic year, that we observe a harmonious symphony – one that marries robust intensity with sublime finesse.

The 1999 vintage distills into its essence layers of complexity that immediate predecessors may only hint at. Upon decanting, this wine erupts with an opulent bouquet of black cherries and ripe strawberries. These primary tones give way to an intricate lattice of sous-bois and hints of spice, tracing a trajectory on the palate that crescendos towards a lingering and evocative finish.

Savvy investors will appreciate not only the profound character within each bottle but also the assured return on investment its ageing potential generously offers.

Investment Melody: 1999 Griottes Chambertin Grand Cru

To relish in the 1999 Griottes Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Fourrier is to understand its place within a strategic collection – a noteworthy addition for both discerning fine wine aficionados and astute market participants seeking enduring worth. This vintage carries with it the promise of exceptional performance both on the tongue and in portfolio valuations, solidifying its position as one of the more compelling prospects for investment in fine Burgundian wine. Its orchestration of heritage and horizon secures its stature as a pinnacle presentation of this special terroir.

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