The Grivot family originally came from the Jura, but owned vines in the Hautes-Côtes since the 17th century. At the end of the eighteenth century, just before the French Revolution, Joseph Grivot sold his vineyards in the Hautes Côtes to settle in Vosne-Romanée, but it was his son Gaston who developed the domaine. In 1919 Gaston sold vines in the lesser areas to buy a large parcel of the grand cru Clos de Vougeot. You can still see the gate he built today. He was one of the first oenologists to graduate from Dijon University in the 1920s, followed by his son, Jean, a few years later. Jean acquired a parcel of grand cru land in 1984: 31 ares of Richebourg. Jean was succeeded by his son Etienne in 1987. Etienne studied viti- and viniculture in Beaune and did work experience in California and elsewhere in France. He has experimented tirelessly to make what he feels are the best wines from his various terroirs.
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Smelling proper Chambolle is borderline habit forming. This gives off delicious floral aromas of red and black currants. As often, it smells regal, like the inside of a queen's leather gloves A lovely, nutty ripe palate follows. The freshness of the vintage is there, along with upright, cerebral tannins. Long and mineral, with a great crunch of intense grip at the back. Backward, linear, stuctured and very, very long indeed. Good, then!
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