2020 Domaine Robert Groffier Chambolle-Musigny Les Sentiers Premier Cru
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2020 Domaine Robert Groffier Chambolle-Musigny Les Sentiers Premier Cru

Burgundy, FRANCE
$540. 00
$6480.00 Dozen
ABV: 13.5%
Closure: Cork

Despite owning plots in prime Grand Cru vineyards such as Bonnes-Mares and Chambertin Clos-des-Bèze, Domaine Robert Groffier still fly relatively under the radar. Guided now by Robert's son Serge and grandson Nicolas, the team are considered one of the finest in Burgundy. The domaine consists of almost 8 ha of fine vineyards, including 1 ha of Bonnes Mares, almost 0.5 ha of Chambertin Clos-des-Bèze and a full 1 ha of Chambolle-Musigny Les Amoureuses, the biggest single owner of this vineyard. Winemaking is flexible dependant on the season, however new oak use is minimal, and the wines are only racked once at the end of the élevage.

Other Reviews....
The 2020 Chambolle-Musigny Les Sentiers 1er Cru is 100% whole bunch this year, matured in 25% new oak. Those stems lend a discrete pepper bass note to the wild cherry and bergamot top notes, well defined and poised. The palate is well balanced with crunchy red fruit, quite saline in the mouth and for a Chambolle, a little angular towards the finish. Yet there is great tension interwoven into this wine from start to finish and it should age with aplomb. Drink 2026-2050.
93-95 points
Neal Martin - Vinous

80 year old vines grown on a clay soil which gets the afternoon sun, 13.5% alcohol, 100% whole bunch and 25% new wood. Another dense crimson purple colour. The bouquet has more of a fruit compote style. You can see the stems but they are more hidden in the fruit. There is a very substantial mouthful of plummy dark raspberry, good oak integration, plenty of spice and excellent persistence.
92-94 points
Jasper Morris MW - Inside Burgundy