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1995 Domaine Maume Gevrey-Chambertin Lavaux Saint-Jacques

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ITEM 8011029 - Removed from a temperature and humidity controlled wine storage unit; Purchased at retail

Bidder Amount Total
$125
Item Sold Amount Date
I8043438 1 $115 Dec 26, 2021
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RATINGS

87-90The Wine Advocate

...exhibiting super-ripe, purple fruit-filled, deep, dark aromas, the Gevrey-Chambertin Lavaux St. Jacques is a massive, hard wine with dark berry, stones, and a touch of licorice flavors.

PRODUCER

Domaine Maume

Domaine Maume is a 10-acre estate in Gevrey-Chambertin, Burgundy. It is currently run by Bertrand Maume, who represents the current generation of a family that has owned the small domain for more than a century. The estate has Grand Cru parcels in Mazis-Chambertin and Charmes-Chambertin, as well as Premier Cru parcels in Mazis-Chambertin, Gevrey-Chambertin and Charmes-Chambertin. Clive Coates has written that “what I like about Maume’s wines is their rampant individuality. The Mazis is sexy and exotic, wanton and dangerous. The Charmes is more refined.”

REGION

France, Burgundy, Côte d'Or, Côte de Nuits, Gevrey-Chambertin, Lavaux-Saint-Jacques

Côte de Nuits is the northern part of the Côte d’Or and it includes the most famous vineyards and wine communes in the world. There are more Grand Cru appellations in the Côte de Nuits than anywhere else in Burgundy. Of the fourteen communes, or villages in the Côte de Nuits, six produce Grand Cru wines. They are Gevrey-Chambertin, Morey-St.-Denis, Chambolle-Musigny, Vougeot, Flagey-Échezeaux and Vosne-Romanee. Some of the vineyards within the Côte de Nuits are tiny, which adds to their prestige. The fabled Grand Cru vineyard La Romanee is barely two square acres. Altogether there are twenty-four Grand Cru vineyards. The region takes its name from the village of Nuits-Saint-Georges. Côtes de Nuits produces mostly reds from Pinot Noir, and the wines have been in demand for centuries. During the 18th century King Louis XIV’s physician recommended that for his health the king only drink wines from Nuits-Saint-Georges. Like most of Burgundy, the soils of the Côte de Nuit can vary greatly from one vineyard to another, though most are a base soil of limestone mixed with clay, gravel and sand.

TYPE

Red Wine, Pinot Noir, 1er (Premier) Cru

This red wine is relatively light and can pair with a wide variety of foods. The grape prefers cooler climates and the wine is most often associated with Burgundy, Champagne and the U.S. west coast. Regional differences make it nearly as fickle as it is flexible.