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

9.293 ratings on Delectable

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

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