DOMAINE BOUVIER RENE
2010 BOUVIER RENE GEVREY CHAMBERTIN LA JUSTICE
" This 2010 is concentrated and layered, with the kind of gravity that far exceeds expectations for a village wine. Warm and earthy, it feels like itís compressed into a stone; the buzz of minerals rides along velvet-textured fruit." Wine & Spirit Magazine 91 points
The wine has great depth with hints of spices in the nose that is followed by rich, velvety black fruit with a finish of tannins enhance by superb mineralty and depth.
The Bouvier family has owned vineyards in the village of Marsannay at the northernmost border of the Cote d'Or for four generations. Each generation has added a bit to the holdings and now the estate is about 40 acres spread over six villages. Bernard Bouvier (the son of Rene) is considered one of the most promising young winemakers in Burgundy today. He is one of the new generation of winemakers who has melded the best of the thinking of previous generations to modern vinification techniques and vineyard practices and technology. His first vintage was in 1986. Chemical treatments are banned and yields are held to a minimum.