Domaine Drouhin-Laroze, Bonnes Mares Grand Cru 2016
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Domaine Drouhin-Laroze, Bonnes Mares Grand Cru 2016

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Bottle Size: 75cl

Region: France: Burgundy Red

Colour: Red

Style: Still

Grape Variety: Pinot Noir

The 2016 Bonnes Mares Grand Cru was perhaps the one grand cru that I felt was a little disjointed and did not quite deliver the vivacity of the Chapelle-Chambertin or Latricières. It includes 40% whole bunch fruit and was depleted by 30% because of the frost, but it just came across a little dolorous at the moment. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin. This feels a little foursquare and conservative and just needs more of the flamboyance and blue fruit you associate with this vineyard. Maybe this Bonnes-Mares just got stage fright on the day I visited? Tasted December 2017, Robert Parker (90-92) Points Neal Martin

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