2017 Drouhin-Laroze Gevrey Chambertin Craipillot

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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VN 92
VN 92

Vinous, January 2019

(90-92) The 2017 Gevrey-Chambertin Les Crapiots 1er Cru matures in 60% new oak with 25% whole bunches. It has a well-defined and focused bouquet with ample red cherries mixed with blueberry and light floral notes. The...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Nuits
Appellation Gevrey Chambertin
Vintage 2017
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 12.5%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2017 Drouhin-Laroze Gevrey Chambertin Craipillot, a captivating red wine from the prestigious Burgundy region in France. Crafted with meticulous care and expertise, this wine showcases the renowned Pinot Noir varietal at its finest. With its alluring crimson hue, this wine is a visual delight that sets the stage for a truly remarkable tasting experience.

On the nose, the 2017 Drouhin-Laroze Gevrey Chambertin Craipillot unveils a well-defined and focused bouquet, offering a captivating array of red cherries, ripe blueberries, and delicate floral notes. The aromas intertwine harmoniously, creating a symphony of scents that entices the senses.

As the wine dances across the palate, it reveals its medium-bodied nature, inviting sips of pure pleasure. Sappy black fruit flavors take center stage, accompanied by a refreshing citrus-freshness that adds a delightful touch. The palate is treated to a fine delineation, leading to a minerally finish that lingers pleasantly.

With a score of 92 from the esteemed Vinous publication, this wine has garnered well-deserved praise. The 2017 Gevrey-Chambertin Les Crapiots 1er Cru, matured in 60% new oak with 25% whole bunches, exhibits excellent potential for aging. While it is enjoyable now, it will truly shine with four to five years of bottle aging.

Produced by the esteemed Drouhin-Laroze winery, this wine exemplifies the mastery and commitment to quality that has made them a revered name in the industry. The attention to detail and traditional cork closure further enhance the wine's elegance and sophistication.

Indulge in the enchanting charm of the 2017 Drouhin-Laroze Gevrey Chambertin Craipillot. This wine is a true testament to the artistry of winemaking and a celebration of the exceptional terroir of Burgundy. Pair it with roasted game or savory mushroom dishes to elevate your culinary experience. Cheers to this remarkable expression of Pinot Noir!