2020 Domaine Frederic Esmonin Gevrey Chambertin Lavaux St Jacques

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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BH 92
BH 92

Burghound, January 2022

There is just enough wood to merit mentioning framing the ripe and spicy nose of cassis, wild dark berries, plum, humus and a whiff of the sauvage. The supple, round and delicious slightly bigger-bodied flavors possess...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Nuits
Appellation Gevrey Chambertin
Sub-appellation Lavaux St Jacques
Vintage 2020
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork

Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to introduce you to the exquisite 2020 Domaine Frederic Esmonin Gevrey Chambertin Lavaux St Jacques. This Pinot Noir masterpiece hails from the renowned Burgundy region in France, specifically from the Cote de Nuits sub-region within the Gevrey Chambertin appellation.

In the glass, this wine presents a captivating red hue that entices the eye with its brilliance. The aromas that arise are nothing short of enchanting. You are immediately greeted by ripe cassis, wild dark berries, and luscious plum, all elegantly intertwined with a touch of spice. The essence of the earth is also present, with hints of humus and a subtle whiff of the sauvage.

On the palate, the 2020 Domaine Frederic Esmonin Gevrey Chambertin Lavaux St Jacques reveals its true character. This wine possesses a remarkable balance between supple roundness and firm structure. The slightly bigger-bodied flavors unfold with precision, showcasing good detail and a captivating minerality. As you savor each sip, the wine lingers on the palate, leaving a lasting impression of its elegance and finesse.

Renowned wine critic Burghound has bestowed a remarkable score of 92 upon this wine, further affirming its excellence. In their tasting note, they highlight the harmonious integration of the wood, the ripe fruit, and the touch of spice. They also note that, even in its youth, this wine displays a level of refinement that is not often seen at such an early stage.

The 2020 Domaine Frederic Esmonin Gevrey Chambertin Lavaux St Jacques is a true gem of Burgundy. With its impeccable craftsmanship and expressive character, it is a wine that demands your attention. Whether you are a seasoned wine connoisseur or a curious enthusiast, this wine is certainly one to consider. Embrace the elegance of Burgundy and experience the allure of this exceptional Pinot Noir.