2020 Joseph Drouhin Gevrey Chambertin

Pinot Noir - 1.5L
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JS 93 JM 93 DC 92 JG 91 VN 91
JS 93

jamessuckling.com, July 2022

Quite a fragrant wine for this appellation, which majors in earthy power. Bold sour-cherry and blackberry fruit on the rather generous palate, a well crafted, solid base of tannins underling all the fruit. The two sides...
JM 93

Jasper Morris Inside Burgundy, November 2021

(90-93 points) Rich crimson purple. The bouquet shows a saturated fruit, very attractive, an even balance of deep red fruit all the way through and a fine fruit/acid/tannin balance. Very pleasing aftertaste
DC 92

Decanter, November 2021

There are abundant blueberry and blackberry aromas, with a very fine savoury element and great finesse. The texture is structured and firm, but not heavy, and the wine lingers gently on the palate. This lovely example of...
JG 91

View From The Cellar, November 2021

The 2020 Gevrey villages is another fine AC from the Drouhin family. The nose is nicely precise and vibrant, jumping from the glass in a mix of cassis, black cherries, mustard seed, coffee bean, a nice touch of sweet stem...
VN 91

Vinous, May 2022

The 2020 Gevrey-Chambertin Village has a very pure bouquet with dark cherries and blueberry, almost Chambolle-like in style. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannins, very good weight, fine grip towards the...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Nuits
Appellation Gevrey Chambertin
Vintage 2020
Size 1.5L
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

The 2020 Joseph Drouhin Gevrey Chambertin is a remarkable Pinot Noir from the prestigious Burgundy region of France. With its deep red color, this wine exudes elegance and sophistication, inviting you to indulge in its exquisite flavors and aromas.

On the nose, the wine showcases a very pure bouquet with notes of dark cherries and blueberries, reminiscent of the style found in Chambolle. This complex aroma profile sets the stage for a truly exceptional tasting experience.

Upon the first sip, the medium-bodied palate reveals supple tannins and exceptional weight, showcasing the wine's fine grip towards the structured finish. The balance of fruit, acidity, and tannins is achieved with finesse, creating a harmonious and well-rounded flavor profile.

The 2020 Gevrey Chambertin Village is a wine that can be enjoyed now, but also has great aging potential. Neal Martin from Vinous recommends drinking it between 2024 and 2038, allowing the wine to further develop and reveal its full potential over time.

Other renowned wine experts have also praised this wine, with Jasper Morris Inside Burgundy awarding it a score of 93 points. Morris describes the bouquet as saturated with fruit, highlighting its deep red fruit character and fine fruit/acid/tannin balance.

Decanter magazine adds to the acclaim, noting the abundance of blueberry and blackberry aromas and the wine's structured yet not heavy texture. This village-level Gevrey Chambertin is made with purchased fruit, including some classed in premier cru, further enhancing its complexity and depth.

The John Gilman from View From The Cellar commends the precision and vibrancy of the nose, which showcases a mix of cassis, black cherries, mustard seed, and dark soil elements. The palate is praised for its full-bodied nature, excellent balance, and grip on the long, complex finish.

James Suckling also joins in the praise, noting the wine's fragrant nature and bold fruit flavors of sour cherry and blackberry. The well-crafted tannins provide a solid foundation, and the interweaving of fruit and earthy characteristics on the finish is simply delightful.

With an alcohol percentage of 13.5%, this Gevrey Chambertin is a wine of great finesse and elegance. It is a true representation of the craftsmanship and expertise of Joseph Drouhin, a renowned producer in Burgundy.

Whether you choose to enjoy it now or cellar it for a few years, the 2020 Joseph Drouhin Gevrey Chambertin is sure to impress even the most discerning wine enthusiasts. It is a wine that embodies the essence of Burgundy, offering a taste of the terroir and the passion that goes into every bottle.