2018 Domaine Robert Groffier Bonnes Mares Grand Cru

SKU #1574661 98 points Decanter

Outer quote mark The Groffiers 1ha vineyard is at the Morey-St-Denis end of the Grand Cru, but still in Chambolle-Musigny on a mixture of mostly red with around 25% white soils. This is a wine that seduces rather than overpowers you, showing considerable elegance and grace in a year when Bonnes Mares produced some extremely well-upholstered wines. Fresh, balanced and very fine, it's an infusion rather than an extraction. Delicious. Drinking Window 2026 - 2035. (TA) Inner quote mark (10/2019)

93-95 points Vinous

Outer quote mark The 2018 Bonnes-Mares Grand Cru is raised in 25% new oak and is almost entirely made from whole bunches. That stem addition gently guides the aromatics here, imparting a subtle pepperiness and earthiness that combines deftly with the vivid black fruit; perhaps there is less blue fruit here compared to other Bonnes-Mares this vintage. The palate is well balanced with supple tannins and a fine bead of acidity, reminiscent of de Vogüé in some ways. The slightly confit finish manages to retain impressive freshness. It is missing a little persistence, but otherwise this is a fine, quite delicious Bonnes-Mares. (NM) Inner quote mark (1/2020)

94 points Wine Spectator

Outer quote mark Aromas and flavors of sandalwood, woodsy underbrush, smoke, spicy cherry, currant and iron mark this supple red. It's linear and taut, with a dense matrix of tannins lining the long, spicy finish. Best from 2024 through 2045. (BS) Inner quote mark (4/2021)

K&L Notes

93-95pts Jasper Morris Inside Burgundy: "100% whole bunch and 50% new wood. Glowing purple. Unlike the Sentiers, here the whole bunch style leaps out of the glass, along with a succulent deep red fruit. Ready for bottling. Sweet raspberry wouldn’t mind a little bit more precision, but will be a crowd pleaser. Good length though. Tasted: November 2019."

Share |
Price: $699.99

Real Time Inventory by location:

The item you have chosen is in stock, and has inventory in our warehouse and one or more stores. Below is the current quantity on hand information for this product within our database. It is never more than five minutes old. Additionally, our shopping cart looks at real time inventory so when you add an item to you cart we will do an immediate check of available inventory and alert you if there are any issues.

Location Qty
Main Warehouse: 5
Redwood City: 2
San Francisco: 3
Product turnaround time varies by location of inventory and your chosen method of shipping/pickup. For a detailed explanation click here.

Related Items

Loading recommendations

Additional Information: