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Domaine Joblot, Givry

"This is Givry's best estate" (Clive Coates MW, The Wines of Burgundy, University of California Press)
"Justifiably recognised as one of the great producers in Burgundy" (Robert Parker, The Wine Buyer's Guide)
"A leader in Givry" (Jasper Morris MW, Inside Burgundy, BBR Press)

No-one who knows Burgundy would argue with the assertion that Domaine Joblot is the greatest estate in southern Burgundy. Only the home estate of DRC's Aubert de Villaine's comes anywhere close to rivalling the wines of Jean-Marc and Vincent Joblot. It is not going too far to say that the wines made in this 14ha estate are better than many grand cru wines from the Cote d'Or. More...


20.00 (Bottle)
87.00 (6 btls in bond)
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  2016 Givry 'Preface'
Forward with lots of sweet Pinot fruit. A lovely village Givry for drinking relatively young. more details...
22.00 (Bottle)
174.00 (12 btls in bond)
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  2011 Givry Premier Cru 'Cellier aux Moines'
Exquisitely balanced. Don't be surprised when you come back for more! Burghound: 92/100 more details...
24.00 (Bottle)
213.00 (12 btls in bond)
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  2011 Givry Premier Cru 'Clos des Bois Chevaux'
Ethereal Pinot - delicious! Burghound: 92/100 more details...
24.00 (Bottle)
210.00 (12 btls in bond)
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24.00 (Bottle)
105.00 (6 btls in bond)
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  2015 Givry Premier Cru Bois Chevaux
Well-integrated Pinot for the mid-term. more details...
25.00 (Bottle)
222.00 (12 btls in bond)
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  2014 Givry Premier Cru 'Clos Marole'
The most blackcurrant of the Joblot wines. more details...
25.00 (Bottle)
222.00 (12 btls in bond)
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  2013 Givry Premier Cru 'Servoisine'
Bursting with potential, a great Pinot in the making. more details...
25.00 (Bottle)
111.00 (6 btls in bond)
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  2014 Givry Premier Cru 'Clos des Bois Chevaux'
Fairly soft Pinot, extremely drinkable more details...
25.00 (Bottle)
222.00 (12 btls in bond)
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  2014 Givry Premier Cru 'Clos du Cellier aux Moines'
As usual, a top-flight Pinot for medium-term drinking. more details...
25.00 (Bottle)
222.00 (12 btls in bond)
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  2016 Givry Premier Cru 'Clos du Cellier aux Moines'
Superb Pinot; affordable Burgundy that doesn't disappoint. more details...
26.00 (Bottle)
234.00 (12 btls in bond)
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  2014 Givry Premier Cru Servoisine
One of the best whites from southern Burgundy. Quite simply delicious. more details...
26.00 (Bottle)
234.00 (12 btls in bond)
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  2015 Givry 'Cellier aux Moines'
Stunning Pinot from a top flight vintage. more details...
26.00 (Bottle)
234.00 (12 btls in bond)
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  2014 Givry Premier Cru 'Servoisine'
Gorgeous Pinot - full fruit and excellent structure more details...
26.00 (Bottle)
234.00 (12 btls in bond)
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  2015 Givry Premier Cru 'Clos Marole'
Black-fruited Pinot, very drinkable especially with red meats. more details...
26.00 (Bottle)
234.00 (12 btls in bond)
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  2016 Givry Premier Cru 'Servoisine'
Seductive and sleek. Gorgeous Pinot (92/100 Decanter) more details...
27.50 (Bottle)
246.00 (12 btls in bond)
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  2015 Givry Premier Cru 'Servoisine'
Intense Burgundy for laying down. more details...
27.50 (Bottle)
246.00 (12 btls in bond)
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  2015 Givry Premier Cru 'Servoisine'
Juicy, zesty white from one of the leading producers in Southern Burgundy. more details...
27.50 (Bottle)
249.00 (12 btls in bond)
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  2016 Givry Premier Cru 'Empreintes'
Outstanding Pinot for laying down more details...
30.00 (Bottle)
273.00 (12 btls in bond)
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The best part of the Givry commune is an elongated amphitheatre-like band about three miles in length and superbly sheltered from westerly winds. It is here, with rocky, limestone rich soils, that the best Premier Cru vineyards such as Clos de Cellier Aux Moines and Servoisine can be found.

The estate is in one of the back streets in the centre of the small village of Givry although, when Jean-Marc showed me around, I was surprised to find that it opened up on to the main drag. For Givry this is quite a big operation, producing around 6,000 cases each year.

Both red and white wines are made here: there are 4ha of Givry Pied de Chaume (both red and white) with the remaining vines in Premier Cru sites including Cellier aux Moines, Bois Chevaux, Grand Marole (all red), Servoisine (red and white) and Vaux (white only). Vincent oversees the vines whilst Jean-Marc (pictured) says he lets the wines look after themselves. Reds are destalked and elevage is mostly carried out at the family home in Givry in new wood barrels from Francois Freres (Jean-Marc has a longstanding relationship with this famous firm of coopers). Ageing is for around 16 months but the wines do not take on too much character from the wood; rather they gain wonderful textures from their elevage.

All the wines have excellent levels of concentration with impressive depth and acidity which is considered at least as important here as sugar levels. The brothers' demanding approach to both viticulture and vinification clearly pay off. This is a fabulous set of wines from an estate we have been following for years and we are immensely proud to be honoured with an allocation.

In a Five Star Vintage such as 2010, we believe the quality and prices of these Burgundies are without equal anywhere in the UK.

See Blog: Estate visit 2011

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