VALLET FRERES GEVREY-CHAMBERTIN 2017 75CL | 12.5% ABV
Founded in 1864 by Pierre Bourée, Vallet Frères is now in the hands of the fourth generation of the family, Bernard and Jean-Christophe Vallet. The family own holdings in Gevrey-Chambertin; the entire monopole vineyard of Clos de la Justice, Premier Cru Beaune Epenottes and Grand Cru Charmes-Chambertin. They are also négociants and source the best grapes from growers in other areas, with whom they have worked closely for decades. The Burgundies they produce are complex, fine and authentic examples of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The family’s wines have been imported to the UK for over 30 years and today, they’re distributed to top independent wine merchants and Michelin-starred restaurants across the country.
Vallet Frères Gevrey-Chambertin ‘Clos de la Justice’ Monopole wine is alluring, charming and complex. A wine very much of its place. This stunning example of Pinot Noir displays characters of cherry alongside rustic notes that express the terroir. An inviting ‘drink me now’ nose which is gently spicy, lightly perfumed, layered tones that are a little bit earthy and very ‘traditional’. The palate has delicate flavours that are quite long with different levels of flavour and complexity. Still quite young, this is a very lovely wine with nice warmth, charm and structure. Ideal with poultry and game-birds or a semi-soft cheese.