Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $46 From: $43 To: $51
|La Revue du Vin de France||14.5/20|
Pinot Noir is the red wine grape of Burgundy, now adopted (and feverishly studied) in wine regions all over the world. The variety's elusive charm has carried it to all manner of vineyards, from western Germany and northern Italy to Chile, South Africa, Australia and, perhaps most notably, California, Oregon and New Zealand. It is the patriarch of the ‘Pinot’ family of grape varieties – so called because their bunches are similar in shape to a pine cone (pinot in French). Other members of this family include Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Meunier, Aligote and Pinot Noir's white-wine counterpart, ... more
Gevrey-Chambertin is a village in the Cote de Nuits sub-region of Burgundy that is home to some of the world's most prestigious (and correspondingly expensive) red wines. Apart from its own Gevrey-Chambertin village appellation, the parish lays claim to 26 Premier Cru climats and nine Grand Crus.
The Cote de Nuits is the northern half of the Cote d'Or wine sub-region of Burgundy. It specializes in red wines made predominantly from Pinot Noir (which accounts for about 95% of plantings here) and is widely considered to be the 'home' of Pinot Noir. The remaining 5% of Cote de Nuits wines are white, pro ... more
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