2015 Jean-Marie Fourrier Latricieres Chambertin

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(Latricières-Chambertin- Jean-Marie Fourrier) The 2015 Latricières-Chambertin chez Fourrier was also nicely recovered from its racking, but this is a more reserved wine out of the blocks than the last several in the lineup. The nose offers up a nicely cool fruit blend of cassis, dark berries, espresso, venison, dark soil tones and cedary new wood. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and nicely structured, with a good core, fine-grained tannins and a long, tangy and still very primary finish. This will blossom nicely, but it will need time. (Drink between 2027-2075)

John Gilman | 94 JG
Bright medium red. Pure but reticent aromas of strawberry, raspberry and stony minerality complicated by a mulch note. Penetrating and sharply delineated, with a restrained sweetness from the cool site. There's nothing fat or easy about this youthfully imploded grand cru, but it boasts terrific minerality and lift. Hardly a typical 2015 in terms of its texture, this wine will need time in bottle.

Vinous Media | 92-94 VM
Here the nose offers a small step up in overall elegance with its nuanced nose of red and dark pinot fruit, cassis earth and a touch of underbrush. The racy and medium weight flavors feature markedly more finishing minerality and the same lovely balance on the youthfully austere finale. As is usually the case with Latricières, this refined if restrained effort emphasizes elegance over power.

Burghound | 91-94 BH

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Vintage 2015
Color Red
Country France: Words fail us when trying to adequately portray France's place in the world of wine. It's downright impossible to imagine what wine would feel and taste like had it not been for France's many, many viticultural pioneers. Fine wine is the blood of France's vigorously beating heart, and it finds itself in many aspects of French culture. With a viticultural history that dates all the way back to the 6th century BC, France now enjoys its position as the most famous and reputable wine region on the planet. If you have a burning passion for masterfully crafted, mouth-watering, mind-expanding wines, then regular visits to France are probably already in your schedule, and for a good reason.
Producer Jean-Marie Fourrier
Rating 94 JG
Region Burgundy: Situated just west of the beautiful river Saone, the hills and valleys of Burgundy stand as they have stood since medieval times, and you can almost hear the cheerful chatter of vineyard workers from miles away. Indeed, France's identity in the world of wine would be incomplete without the inclusion of Burgundy and its many viticultural achievements. Every little sub-region of the area boasts a unique soil composition, which, when combined with the area's climate conditions, creates an incredibly diverse and appealing selection of fine wines. Every new bottle is an adventure of its own, and a snapshot of its birthplace. You could spend years sampling great Burgundian wines, and you would still have a lot to learn, which is what makes the region so compelling for veterans and novice wine lovers alike. No matter what your taste in wines may be, there is a winery in Burgundy that could mesmerize your mind and make your senses scream with joy. And what better way to spend a comfy summer afternoon with your friends and family than with a classy bottle from some of the region's most reputable wineries? From the noble slopes of Cote d'Or to the flatlands near various settlements, let us help you on your journey as we explore Burgundy's most delicious and renowned wines.
Type of Wine Burgundy Red: If you have a craving for some beautiful, mind-expanding Pinot Noir, few regions can match the talent and consistency of Burgundy. The grape almost seems like it evolved for this very region, and its essence will stimulate your senses and arouse your imagination. Drink deep and experience almost spiritual enlightenment.
Varietal Pinot Noir: Pinot Noir is possibly the most versatile red grape when it comes to the ways it's been used over the years. From red wines to sparkling wines and beyond, there aren't many places where you can avoid hearing about it, and for a good reason. It's often easy to spot a bottle of Pinot Noir simply by the pale, translucent color, which transitions into a shade reminiscent of old-timey brickwork, adding a lovely dash of country charm to an already awe-inspiring drink.
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