Remoissenet Pere & Fils Gevrey Chambertin 2015


This is the first wine to display any appreciable amount of reduction and it’s enough to render the nose difficult to assess. On the plus side the middle weight flavors are, somewhat curiously, less concentrated but finer and more mineral-driven while offering a beguiling sense of energy on the highly persistent and equally firm finale. This is also quite a good villages level wine and provided that you have at least a modicum of patience, recommended.

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Winery Profile:
Remoissenet Pčre et Fils, is an old and established name that is slowly and quietly carving out a new name for itself – as a producer of good reds!

Founded in 1877, this unusual and interesting company was run for about 30 years by Roland Remoissenet from a stunning 14th century building in Beaune – externally there is not much to see, but on the inside it’s very special. Roland Remoissenet’s last 10 years at the helm were hardly the zenith of quality wine production, so in 2005 when, at the age of 75 he decided to retire, the company was sold to the New York financiers and developers Edward and Howard Milstein, together with Maison Louis Jadot and Toronto-based Halpern Enterprises. It was expected that the change should herald an improvement! It was reported that the Milsteins took the majority shareholding on a total sale price of around €10m. Included in the sale, was the firm, its vineyards and cellars – and what cellars – it was reported that over a million bottles of Burgundy from 1950 to 1990 were included.

Region: Burgundy, France
Grapes: Burgundy
Volume: 750ml