Jerome Castagnier Clos de la Roche Grand Cru 2016 (Cote de Nuits, France)

Jerome Castagnier Clos de la Roche Grand Cru 2016
(Cote de Nuits, France)


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About the Wine:
Size: 0.60 ha (1.48 ac)
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vine Age: Planted in 1960 and 1965-6
Terroir: Rows overlap two lieux-dits, les Fremières and les Mochamps, approximately 280-meters altitude, with very shallow soil (5 cm), rocky and limestone-rich soil
Viticulture: Lutte raisonnée
Vinification: 60 to 100% de-stemmed depending on vintage, indigenous yeast fermentation in stainless steel tank. Aged for 16 to 17 months in barrel (40-50% new oak).

Ratings & Reviews



95 Points - Antonio Galloni's Vinous (2015 Vintage):
"The 2015 Clos de la Roche Grand Cru has a very elegant, quite understated bouquet of red currant, raspberry and crushed stone scents that gain intensity in the glass. The palate is beautifully balanced with supple tannin, perfectly judged acidity and gentle grip, but there is so much tension toward the focused finish. Add in the silky-smooth texture and the sense of energy, and you have a wonderful Grand Cru. Tasted blind at the annual Burgfest tasting." - Neal Martin (Nov 2018)

95 Points - Wine Spectator Magazine (2015 Vintage):
"Lean and taut, revealing saturated black cherry, blackberry, Asian spice and light vegetal flavors, this red is all about firm structure at this stage. Finishes with elements of mineral and oak spice. Patience is required. Best from 2023 through 2042. 5 cases imported." — BS (Jul 31, 2018)