Les Clos Cuvée Vielles Vignes Fleurie Gamay 2014Domaine De La Grand'Cour (Jean-Louis Dutraive) Les Clos Cuvée Vielles Vignes Fleurie Gamay 2014
9.2 out of 10 based on 103 user ratings.

Domaine De La Grand'Cour (Jean-Louis Dutraive) Les Clos Cuvée Vielles Vignes Fleurie Gamay 2014

9.2103 ratings on Delectable
$32.99

Vines for this cuvee come from an 8 hectare "clos" (walled vineyard), a monopole of Dutraive planted in the 1940s. Woodsy and savory, an intriguing Cru Beaujolais that's worthy of a spot in your cellar

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Ratings on Delectable

Tom Kobylarz Delectable Pro

After the hype from Somm2 and good feedback from wine biz buds, my verdict is this is a very, very good Beaujolais Cru. I definitely recommend you try it if you are into Burgundy or esp Cru Bojo. My wife guessed Burgundy blind when I poured it for her. Like ripe red raspberry and bing Cherry, with a dash of roasted herbs smeared on a granite rock...yeah, literally that. The aroma is a perfume of red fruits caught in a tug of war with a granite rock-like minerality and roasted herbs and forest floor. The palate is dead sexy, juicy and sappy fruit and acidity, with a perfect balance and elegance that feels weightless. Thanks for the enlightenment @Jason Wise and @Brian McClintic! Now I can add #dutraive to my faves from #beaujolais like #lapierre #thivin #foillard #sunier #thevenet

After the hype from Somm2 and good feedback from wine biz buds, my verdict is this is a very, very good Beaujolais Cru. I definitely recommend you try it if you are into Burgundy or esp Cru Bojo. My wife guessed Burgundy blind when I poured it for her. Like ripe red raspberry and bing Cherry, with a dash of roasted herbs smeared on a granite rock...yeah, literally that. The aroma is a perfume of red fruits caught in a tug of war with a granite rock-like minerality and roasted herbs and forest floor. The palate is dead sexy, juicy and sappy fruit and acidity, with a perfect balance and elegance that feels weightless. Thanks for the enlightenment @Jason Wise and @Brian McClintic! Now I can add #dutraive to my faves from #beaujolais like #lapierre #thivin #foillard #sunier #thevenet

9.4

Jennifer DiDomizio Delectable Pro

Versatile and immediately likable. Fruit and smoke. Herb and round.

Versatile and immediately likable. Fruit and smoke. Herb and round.

9.2

Rajat Parr Delectable Pro

Founder Sandhi Wines & Domaine de la Côte, Evening Lands Vineyards, Seven Springs & Maison l'Oree

Great wine! Probably best to check in after 2-3 years.

Great wine! Probably best to check in after 2-3 years.

9.4

John B. Paterson Delectable Pro

Wine Director Frankies Spuntino & Prime Meats

The motha fuckin' truth. ☝

The motha fuckin' truth. ☝

9.3

Web Bond Delectable Pro

Domaine de la Grand'Cour(Jean Louis Dutraive) Fleurie "Le Clos Cuvee Vieilles Vignes" 2014. Venison burger night. Delicious after a few, recent, unappetizing bottles of no, SO2 Beaujolais.

Domaine de la Grand'Cour(Jean Louis Dutraive) Fleurie "Le Clos Cuvee Vieilles Vignes" 2014. Venison burger night. Delicious after a few, recent, unappetizing bottles of no, SO2 Beaujolais.

9.0

Benny Riccardi Delectable Pro

Stunner. True complexity in the nose. Can't say enough about the state of the tannins right now. Makes you pucker and instantly crave more

Stunner. True complexity in the nose. Can't say enough about the state of the tannins right now. Makes you pucker and instantly crave more

9.5

Mason Balistreri Delectable Pro

Sommelier, International Wine Guild; Balistreri Vineyard; Sales, Joy Wine and Spirits

Idiosyncratic wine from a true master. 2014 is getting hard to find now so grab some soon.

Idiosyncratic wine from a true master. 2014 is getting hard to find now so grab some soon.

9.4

Marcus L Delectable Pro

Smells like smoky grape big league chew. Rowdy acid races in then more body than I ever thought I'd taste in Beaujolais. Crazy always something new.

Smells like smoky grape big league chew. Rowdy acid races in then more body than I ever thought I'd taste in Beaujolais. Crazy always something new.

9.2

Justin Timsit Delectable Pro

Wine Director, The Rittenhouse

The Thierry Allemand of Beaujolais

The Thierry Allemand of Beaujolais

9.6

Seth Morgen Long Delectable Pro

Broker • Arterberry Maresh / Winemaker • Morgen Long

There is a magical place

There is a magical place

9.2

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