2005† Gevrey Chambertin Sylvie Esmonin, Domaine Esmonin Sylvie, Bourgogne, 750 ml (89492)

Land Frankrike
Region Bourgogne
Producent Domaine Esmonin Sylvie
Pris 318 kr
Senast ändrad 2009-06-10 04:10
Säljstart 2008-01-01
Betyg 50-100
Wine Spectator -
Parker (WA) 90.5
Tanzer (IWC) 89
Livets Goda (LG) -
Cellartracker -
2007-12-26 21:17 IWC: By Stephen Tanzer Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar (Issue #131, March/April 2007) (Domaine Sylvie Esmonin Gevrey Chambertin) (vinified with 30% whole clusters) Bright, deep ruby-red. Sappy, pure aromas of red and black cherry, licorice, bitter chocolate and flowers. Bright, strong and nicely delineated, with very fresh flavors of cherry, licorice and minerals framed by sound acidity. Finishes persistent and quite firm. (88-90) points
2008-01-07 22:20 Parker: From a mixture of deeper-soiled and pebbly sites with vines of around 40 years age comes Esmonin’s 2005 Gevrey Chambertin (nicknamed “Cuvee Ronde”). This exhibits bright red cherry aromas with wood smoke and underbrush accents, and hints of flowers. Roast beef, licorice and chocolate add complexity on the palate, but the brightness of ripe cherry fruit – albeit without any superficial sweetness – is a constant. Once again we have what only sounds like the paradoxical character of 2005: flavors on the dark side, but a brightness of fresh fruit acidity. The wine shows abundant fine tannin, ameliorated by a slick of glycerin. With the same one-third whole cluster vinification as the Cote de Nuits-Villages, this Gevrey is less flattering and marginally less refined. Still, there is plenty of fresh finishing fruit along with a persistently roasted meat and salt and stone mineral cast. Sylvie Esmonin is a staunch believer in the use of whole clusters with stems (“the method of my grandfather’s day”) to enhance florality, fruit and structure, which presupposes late harvest. But she claims that this method of vinification itself helps moderate the efficiency of alcoholic conversion. In any event, levels of alcohol were the last thing noticeable as I was wowed by this year’s collection which, as usual, she planned not to begin bottling any earlier than April.