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Domaine René Bouvier - Gevrey-Chambertin - Racines du Temps - Rouge - 2021


Country / Region: Burgundy

Vintage: 2021

Name: AOP Gevrey-Chambertin

Grape variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Alcohol: 13 vol.

Color: Red

Capacity: 75 cl


Domaine rated 1 star in the Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France 2024 (RVF)
Domaine rated 4 stars in the Guide Bettane et Desseauve 2024
Guide RVF 2024: 94/100


Currently exhibiting a youthful, chalky profile, the 2021 red Gevrey-Chambertin Racines du Temps reveals dense fruit brimming with vitality and flavor intensity. The wine extends into blood-like and licorice (Zan) notes on the finish. This wine comes from the oldest vines of the domaine in Gevrey, wrapped in a well-integrated light oak that contributes to its magical aging potential. It has been rated 94/100 by RVF.


Harvested by hand, 30% of the crop is matured in whole bunches for 18 months in barrels, 30% of which are new.


Bright, intense red.


Intense aromas of red and black fruits mixed with notes of blood orange and zan.


Full-bodied and sapid, with beautifully ripe fruit, this chalky cuvée offers splendid juice, still young, with mellow oak and interesting ageing potential.


Serve between 16 and 18°C.

Food and wine pairing:

Roast beef, game, veal chop, veal liver, capon stuffed with mushrooms.

Cellar aging:

From now until 2038, and even longer for enthusiasts.

Domaine René Bouvier stands out as a distinguished name in Burgundy's winemaking scene. Nestled in Gevrey-Chambertin, Bernard Bouvier is known for creating wines of personal expression, marked by their meticulous fruit flavors and harmoniously refined textures.

Recognized with a star by the RVF Guide, the domaine benefits from a unique legacy of organically cultivated old vines. The practice of using whole bunch fermentation, typically around 60%, brings an added layer of finesse and precision to their red wines.

Each tasting session further solidifies this family-owned estate's reputation as one of the most revered in the Côte de Nuits, showcasing the exemplary standards they've attained.