Lavaux St-Jacques 2012 and 2014. A top vineyard with serious scores

 
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Two top Premier Crus!
 
Lavaux St-Jacques is located on the western side of the commune of Gevrey-Chambertin. It is a cooler site tucked towards the Combe de Lavaux right alongside, and on the same elevation, as Clos St-Jacques. The topography ensures a stream of fresh, cool air which translates into style and finesse. Jasper Morris says "Lavaux St-Jacques makes a fine-boned Gevrey with precision and elegance; much more a red-fruit wine than a dense dark Pinot."
We have small quantities of the exceptional 2012 and 2014 wines from Bichot in stock. Both are very well reviewed. Until the end of the week both are available at a 15% discount.

Bichot Lavaux Label Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Lavaux St-Jacques 2014
Normal Price $199.95
Special Price $169.95
28 bottles available

Burghound:
A completely different aromatic profile is present here with its dark currant, humus, plum and animale scents. The earthy, punchy and detailed flavors possess solid mid-palate richness before culminating in a linear, austere, stony and muscular finale. This is a classically styled LSJ and worth checking out. 92 Points
The Wine Enthusiast: This rich wine is dense with dark tannins and concentrated structure. The vineyard, with cool winds from the valley behind, gives wines that demand aging with their tannins and fragrant fruit. The aftertaste is full of promise. Drink after 2022. 94 Points
Bill Nanson "The Burgundy Report": Beautifully perfumed nose, exquisitely perfumed over deeper fruit. Large-scaled, faintly saline, a little tannin at the base but also supple, energetic and engagingly complex. What a lovely wine...Mouth watering, almost mouth staining flavour. A bigger, slightly broader wine than the Vosne (1er Cru Malconsorts), and today, maybe better!

Bichot Lavaux Label Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Lavaux St-Jacques 2012
Normal Price $199.95
Special Price $169.95
18 bottles available

Tim Atkin MW: 
Made with purchased grapes, this is still among the top wines at Bichot in 2012. It's a single parcel red that is very true to its cool, even chilly terroir. Fresh and silky with classic red cherry, raspberry and pomegranate notes, it's gently rather than aggressively oaked and very minerally to boot. 2017-25. 94 Points

Wine Spectator: 
A mix of macerated cherry, currant, spice and mineral are the hallmarks of this harmonious, beautifully integrated red. Sleek and vibrant, with a long, mouthwatering finish. Best from 2019 through 2032. 93 Points

To read more tasting notes and purchase the wine on line click here. You may also order by email to asaf@grandmillesime.com.au or by phone. 

Cheers,
Darren 

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