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2008 Domaine Denis Mortet Gevrey-Chambertin, Cote de Nuits, France

Wine Notes

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $75   From: $63   To: $90

Search Rank 2122 What is this?
Over all vintages, this was the 2122nd most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 2119th

Score: 76  
The Wine-Searcher score of 76/100 is based on the following wine critic score:
Critic Score
14/20  
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Price History for 2008 Domaine Denis Mortet Gevrey-Chambertin, Cote de Nuits, France
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Auction Price History for 2008 Domaine Denis Mortet Gevrey-Chambertin, Cote de Nuits, France

Grape Variety

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


Region
  • Gevrey-Chambertin – a village in Burgundy's Cote de Nuits district – produces some of the world's most prestigious and expensive red wines. The village is home to nine Grand Cru vineyards, comfortably more than any other Burgundy village (the nearest contender is Vosne-Romanee). Eight of these feature 'Chambertin' somewhere in their name, in homage to the most respected among them: Le Chambertin.

    Although the Grand Cru wines attract the most attention, those made under the village's standard Gevrey-Chambertin appellation are held in very high regard. Just like their big Grand Cru brothers, all Gevrey-Chambertin wines are made almost exclusively from ...more

  • The Cote de Nuits is the northern half of the Cote d'Or wine region in Burgundy – the southern half being the Cote de Beaune. It specializes in red wines made predominantly from Pinot Noir, the most famous and expensive of which come from the Grand Cru vineyards of ...more

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