Echezeaux 2005 Domaine Jayer-Gilles

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Classification Grand Cru
Type Red
Brand Domaine Jayer-Gilles
Vintage 2005
Country France
Region Burgundy, Cotes de Nuits
Grape Pinot Noir
Volume 0,75
Condition Perfect
Label Perfect
Drinkable -2030
Stock 0

Professional reviews

Robert Parker (95)

Gilles Jayer’s 2005 Echezeaux du Dessus is so- labeled (with “du Dessus” in smaller print) to call attention to the prime portion of this too-large grand cru in which it originates. After the virtual attack mounted on the senses by this year’s Les Damodes, we now have something a bit more sedate and sorted-out. A flamboyant aroma of black raspberry confiture, creme de cassis, coconut, clove, nutmeg, star anise and roasted meats leads to a clear, sweetly-fruited, smoke-tinged palate and a finish that reverberates with low-toned stony mineral notes and pure peals of gloriously ripe yet brightly ringing fruit. Two thousand five has been a year to witness some amazing successes from those portions of Echezeaux that nature designed for great Pinot potential, but the quality from Jayer-Gilles and his vines has seldom been less than outstanding year after year.

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