The 2010 Gevrey Chambertin Les Cazetiers from Armand Rousseau is a beatifully focused wine. Slightly closed but after a quick decanting the bouquet is offering fine red berry fruit … with a wonderful sweet core of crystal clear pinot fruit – notes of cherries raspberries and pomegranate. On the palate quite tight and focused with a lovely core of pure transparent fruit. The mineralic structure is powerful and typical for this vineyard. Enjoyable now but teally needs at least a decade of cellaring before the full potential is unleached.… Read the full article →
The Gevrey-Chambertin Les Cazetiers is a step up in concentration but also a slightly more backward wine than the Petit Chapelle. In the bouquet fine fruit notes with raspberries, cherries and black cherries. On the palate a lovely minerality, very focused with a good fruit concentration on the mid-palate.The finish is quite long and offer a quite powerful minerality.
The Gevrey-Chambertin Les Cazetiers 1978 from Philippe Leclerc is a beautiful mature Burgundy. In the bouquet rich and spicy pinot fruit with notes of raspberries, orange and orange peel – quite typical 1978. On the palate juicy fruit with a lovely freshness and power – raspberries and orange aromas are also dominant here. It’s a quite rich and rustic wine – intense, fully matured and at it’s peak. A lovely and quite impressive Gevrey.
Louis Jadot Cazetiers 1990 a nice mature Burgundy, with the typical spicy Jadot style. Vintage and terroir is a perfect match, and the wine is now approaching its optimum – it will probably keep another 10 years, but will hardly get better. One can hope the hot 1999 wines evolves towards the equilibrium that exists in some of the mature wines from 1990. Fine to very Fine. (now – 2020) – 92p