Friday, January 6, 2017

Domaine Marc ROY (Gevrey-Chambertin) -- 2015 Tasted from Bottle

As I’ve explained in past reviews of this estate, Alexandrine Roy has only village-level vineyards but makes the most of them. In a conversation with a top producer who has a dazzling array of top premier and grand cru vineyards, I mentioned that I taste at Roy and he responded that whenever he finds Alexandrine’s wine in a wine bar, he always orders it.

Roy’s wines are not cheap, but they always deliver well above expectations for their appellations.

As usual, here, all grapes are destemmed and bottling occurs early. (Continue reading here.)