2018 Domaine de la Grand'Cour (Jean-Louis Dutraive) Brouilly Cuvee Vieilles Vignes
The 2018 Brouilly Cuvée Vieilles Vignes displays aromas of cherries, red berries, candied peel and spices, followed by a medium to full-bodied palate that leads with a satiny attack, quickly segueing into a firmer, more structured mid-palate and finish that's quite unlike Dutraive's wines from Fleurie, though it shares their charm and drinkability in its more burly, muscular register.
William Kelley - Wine Advocate (Aug 2019)
Lurid violet color. A complex, penetrating bouquet evokes fresh cherry and black raspberry, along with building floral, spice and earth notes. Stains the palate with sweet red/blue fruit, lavender and spicecake flavors that deepen and spread out slowly on the back half. Conveys a suave blend of richness and energy and closes extremely long and juicy, with harmonious tannins and resonating florality.
Josh Raynolds - Vinous