ready-improve2016 Vosne-Romanée, Domaine Guyon, Burgundy

Product: 2016-0750-00-1447103
  • Jancis Robinson MW
  • Ready, but will improve


Made from the domaine's - younger - vines (around 40 to 50 years old), this is a beautifully elegant and succulent expression of Vosne-Romane. It dances delicately across the palate with red cherry and strawberry flavours, and just a touch of floral perfume. Drink 2022-2030.
Adam Bruntlett, Wine Buyer

This excellent domaine in Vosne-Romane has flown under the radar – perhaps because Jean-Pierre Guyon spends so much of his time out in the vineyards, which have been farmed organically since 2006, certified from 2012. With his high-pedigree viticulture as a great starting point, Jean-Pierre can employ whole-bunch fermentation as the stalks are ripe, eschewing the use of sulphur at this stage, though some is added during élevage and at bottling to assure stability. Despite obvious frustration at the small volumes, Jean-Pierre Guyon is delighted with the quality of his 2016s. He describes it as a vintage of great Pinot Noir typicity, which will be greater than 2015, explaining that the wines' saline character will have you reaching for the next glass. As ever, the grapes here were picked a touch later than many estates to ensure the stems were fully ripe. He only bought six new barrels for the entire 2016 crop, so the proportion of new oak is reduced.

Bottle Price 75 cl $1,680.00
3 available