2018 Domaine Chevillon Bourgogne Rouge

Superb 'entry-level' red Burgundy from famed producer Domaine Chevillon.

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Luxurious Bourgogne Rouge from Domaine Chevillon, with a explosive red and black fruit aromatics and a swirling, velvety richness on the palate.

Sourced from within Nuits-Saint-Georges, the Domaine's 'home' village, it reflects the ripeness and power of the 2018 vintage, perhaps making it more attractive to Australian Pinot lovers.

Its terroirs are often very close to the most famous vintages. They are located on piedmont slopes, in limestone areas, with clay and marl nuances, stony if not rocky, well-drained and where water rarely stagnates. Lieux dits: Les Maladières, Petit Chaliot.


To the eye, a richly-coloured crimson wine that turns a deeper ruby colour with age, all the way to dark purple. To the nose, the bouquet opens to small red and black fruits (strawberry, cherry, blackcurrant, blueberry) followed by cooked prune with spicy, animal, woody, moss and mushroom touches. Very lively in the mouth, structured, supple and rounded. Volume, fullness, in one word: full-bodied. Elegant and fine personality, fluid and light structure in the mouth. Drink young.

89 Points - <p."The 2018 Bourgogne Pinot Noir, which comes from vines within Nuits Saint-Georges, has a glorious bouquet for a generic red Burgundy, featuring brambly red fruit; maraschino cherries develop with time. The palate is medium-bodied, the 10% new oak lending a little weight on the midpalate, and there is fine definition and length on the finish. This comes highly recommended."87-89 Points - Neal Martin (Vinous.com)

89 Points - "Decidedly ripe yet still quite fresh aromas are comprised by notes of red cherry liqueur and earth. The medium weight flavors are exceptionally rich compared to what is typical for wines at this level while possessing a caressing mouthfeel that contrasts only slightly with the mildly rustic and firm finish. This is an excellent Bourgogne and one that should even reward a few years of cellaring. Outstanding, Top Value.-87-89 Points" - Allan Meadows (Burghound)

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