2020 Domaine Jean Grivot Vosne Romanee Aux Brulees 1er Cru

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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DC 95 VN 95 JM 94
DC 95

Decanter, November 2021

Ripe black plum and cassis fruit aromas, with an undercurrent of dark chocolate, while on the palate the wine retains a fresh texture. Definitely 'brûlée' but still very elegant. This parcel of 0.26ha, planted in 1969, is...
VN 95

Vinous, December 2021

(93-95 points) The 2020 Vosne-Romanée Aux Brûlées 1er Cru offers dark berry fruit on the nose, touches of pressed iris petals, flint and light truffle aromas. A little surly at the moment. The palate is medium-bodied with...
JM 94

Jasper Morris Inside Burgundy, November 2021

(91-94 points) Ripe dense concentrated purple. A wealth of sultry dark fruit, at this stage the smoky notes don’t really show. Lightly overpowerful though with inky super concentrated cherries, quite a few tannins...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Nuits
Appellation Vosne Romanee
Sub-appellation Aux Brulees
Vintage 2020
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork

This 2020 Domaine Jean Grivot Vosne Romanee Aux Brulees 1er Cru is a red wine that hails from the esteemed region of Burgundy, specifically the Cote de Nuits sub-region in France. Crafted from the Pinot Noir varietal, this wine showcases the true essence of this noble grape.

In the glass, this wine displays a deep and inviting red color that immediately catches the eye. The aromas that waft from the glass are a testament to the exceptional quality of this wine. Ripe black plum and cassis fruit aromas take center stage, accompanied by an undercurrent of dark chocolate. The nose is elegant yet enticing, promising a complex and indulgent experience.

On the palate, the wine delivers on its aromatic promises. It retains a fresh texture, balancing the ripe fruit flavors with a vibrant acidity. The term "brûlée" perfectly encapsulates the essence of this wine, as it offers a seductive richness and depth. The tannins are well-integrated, adding structure and complexity to the wine's profile. The finish is precise and saline, leaving a lasting impression on the palate.

This particular bottling comes from a 0.26-hectare parcel of land planted in 1969, situated north of the road that leads to the Hautes-Côtes. The vineyards are nestled on terraces next to esteemed producers such as Eugénie and opposite Pascal Mugneret and Méo. These prime growing conditions contribute to the exceptional quality of the grapes and the resulting wine.

Notable wine experts have recognized the excellence of this wine. Decanter awarded it an impressive score of 95, praising its ripe fruit aromas and fresh texture. Jasper Morris, from Jasper Morris Inside Burgundy, also lauded this wine, giving it a score of 94 and describing it as ripe, dense, and concentrated. Vinous echoed these sentiments, awarding it a score of 95 and highlighting its dark berry fruit, fine balance, and superb mineralite.

Overall, the 2020 Domaine Jean Grivot Vosne Romanee Aux Brulees 1er Cru is a wine that embodies the elegance and complexity of Burgundy. With its ripe fruit flavors, fresh texture, and precise finish, it is a true gem that will impress even the most discerning wine enthusiasts.