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 Vintage2004 Label 1 of 5 
ProducerDomaine Robert Chevillon (web)
VarietyPinot Noir
VineyardLes Saint Georges
SubRegionCôte de Nuits
AppellationNuits St. Georges 1er Cru

Drinking Windows and Values
Drinking window: Drink between 2011 and 2022 (based on 5 user opinions)
Wine Market Journal quarterly auction price: See Robert Chevillon Nuits St. Georges Les St. Georges on the Wine Market Journal.

Community Tasting History

Community Tasting Notes (average 90.4 pts. and median of 90 pts. in 18 notes) - hiding notes with no text

 Tasted by ccn on 12/24/2014 flawed bottle: Possibly a bad bottle? Not corked but in a bad place compared to the vaucrains from same vintage/ producer - not only green but thin and acidic, unpleasant. (648 views)
 Tasted by petergc on 3/8/2014 & rated 90 points: Showing pretty well, full of deep raspberry flavours but with some backbone. Lasted well where some burgundies thin out pretty rapidly (1311 views)
 Tasted by western on 2/11/2014 & rated 91 points: Last bottle very enjoyable, lady bug flavors not apparent (1341 views)
 Tasted by WillersC on 12/18/2012 & rated 88 points: Darker than the other 2004s and with more matter and stuffing. The acidity is sticking out a little yet it seems a little tired on the palate. It had a lovely long finish though (the vineyard battling against the vintage?). (2290 views)
 Tasted by UTPK on 7/28/2012: In a perfect spot now. Much better than 2 years ago. Very sweet and open nose of dark mature fruit. Tannins resolved and perfectly integrated. Succulent and fresh. None of the vintage greeness here! Very good length. (2636 views)
 Tasted by Barry Rothof on 6/24/2012 & rated 89 points: 10th Burgundy tasting prt 2 (Rotterdam, Netherlands): We started our trio of high-end 2004’s with a medium intense, translucent ruby core and a clearly bricking rim. The slightly beyond medium intense nose has a distinctly green element to it –indeed more so than the neck glass poured out two hours earlier– and shows notes of pine resin & green herbs, but also red currant and with more time in the glass roasted meat and dried porcini. Much to my surprised this NSG primus inter pares is no more than medium bodied, which –paired with pronounced acidity and slightly grippy medium tannins– makes for a nervously styled drinking experience. Unlike the nose, the medium-plus intense black fruit flavours provide reasonable mid-palate balance and all but drown out the green flavours. There is some séve to the blueberry flavours, but also an inky edge of licorice, which continues on the 20-25 second finish. While clearly a lighter year for this cuvée, it’s not altogether unpleasant. However, I’m digging up my other bottles for autumn consumption. This bottle was worth 89 points to me, but we all know how variable 2004s can be from one bottle to the next...........................................TN Mike de Lange. (2858 views)
 Tasted by bevetroppo on 3/3/2012 & rated 90 points: Consumed over two nights, note recorded on day 2. Chevillon is a bellwether producer for me. I've been buying and drinking the wines since the '99 vintage (all except the shunned '03's of Europe in its entirety). I find them to be great expressions of NSG as well as vintage influences. His Les-St. Georges and Vaucrains are typically of Grand Cru quality, IMHO. What this particular wine is telling me, though, isn't what I expected. Yes, I might have opened this a tad on the early side, though the BH himself suggests the window is officially open in 2012 and he's a stickler for no gun jumping. The nose features attractive red berry fruit and warm earth notes. But there's a little bit of a green thing poking through, suggesting a potential under-ripeness I wouldn't expect. In the mouth it's a leaner and more elegant style than riper vintages, and while very classy and balanced, it's a bit sharp and prickly, the acid showing through. I'm not good enough to know if this will further resolve, but I suspect what I'm tasting here is a hallmark of the vintage, and that even in the hands of a perennial favorite, it's part of the overall transparency and wonder of good Burgundy that you get the signature of the land and the season in the same package. I'm going to wait a few years for the next '04 to see what happens. (2051 views)
 Tasted by western on 2/8/2012 & rated 89 points: Nice colour showing some browning on meniscus. Has some green/herbaceous characters on nose but not off putting in the extreme. big ripe fruit with good acid/tannin balance, perhaps slightly jammy. (1835 views)
 Tasted by rosenst1 on 12/20/2011 & rated 91 points: Popped and poured. Light medium red with some browning on the edge. Initially rather closed on the nose with some hints of NSG spice and iron. On the palate - medium weight, a very interesting animale quality and some acidity/drying tannins on the finish; could be past its prime but will wait and see. AFter 30 minutes or so this has opened, put on more weight on the palate, and complexity in the flavors, with the finish smoothing out as well; not over the hill yet! Nice wine from an off vintage showing that the best vineyards still produce. (1298 views)
 Tasted by rosenst1 on 3/13/2011 & rated 92 points: Popped and poured. Medium deep ruby; little or no browning. Classic Nuits on the nose with deep fruit melded with iron and spicy notes. Lovely balance on the palate; smooth and almost velvety with a goes down like water lightness although still good intensity. Tannins largely resolved. Much more elegant than NSG and Chevillon often are, except for Les Saint Georges. Lovely wine, ready to drink but not a rush. (1405 views)
 Tasted by UTPK on 12/23/2010: This has opened up nicely sincle last visit. Very concentrated nose of mushrooms, dark red fruit, vegatiation and that typical Chevillon sweet pungent undertones. Nice balance, still a bit lean, but good finish. (1563 views)
 Tasted by Keith Levenberg on 8/23/2010 & rated 95 points: 2004 Red Burgundies (Brooklyn): A remarkable aromatic contrast with the other 1er crus and indeed with most of the rest of the lineup; just from the sweet-and-savory fruit-sauce aroma you can tell that this has perfect, flawless ripeness and plenty else to offer. Hey, it's probably the first wine so far actually to smell of fruit! And it tastes rich but also weightless and silken, and it envelops and caresses the palate like a true grand cru. Couldn't spit one drop of this. (4067 views)
 Tasted by don_quichotte on 8/23/2010 & rated 89 points: Very green on the nose and palate initially, though issue receded a little with food. Good for the vintage but certainly one of the weaker examples of this wine. (1689 views)
 Tasted by rosenst1 on 7/11/2010 & rated 90 points: Lovely balance; still a bit restrained. Perhaps not as good as the last bottle, but somewhat
overwhelmed by the food it was consumed with. (1723 views)
 Tasted by rosenst1 on 2/19/2010 & rated 91 points: Popped and poured; light ruby red - clear to the rim. On the palate very fresh but with classic NSG depth and spice, not at all heavy, with smooth tannins on the finish. (1782 views)
 Tasted by rosenst1 on 4/25/2009 & rated 91 points: Lovely nose, a bit closed on the palate initially, although over time this developed a classic
Les Saint Georges elegance. Nice drinking now, better in a couple of years as the flavors integrate. (1933 views)
 Tasted by Anonymous on 12/31/2006: On the nose, delicate red cherry fruit and baking spices. As it aired, a wild, slightly disjointed element began to emerge on the nose. On the palate, fairly well-balanced, with solid underlying acidity. Bright red cherry fruit and baking spices. Rather light-bodied and feminine. Nice, but IMO not a great value at the going rate ($100). Where deeply discounted or direct imported this would be worth considering. (2474 views)

Professional 'Channels'
By Stephen Tanzer
Vinous, March/April 2006, IWC Issue #125
(Domaine Robert Chevillon Nuits Saint Georges Les Saint Georges) Subscribe to see review text.
By Jancis Robinson, MW
JancisRobinson.com (1/12/2006)
(Dom Robert Chevillon, Les Saint-Georges Nuits-St-Georges Red) Subscribe to see review text.
By Allen Meadows
Burghound, 1st Quarter, 2006, Issue #21
(Domaine Robert Chevillon Nuits St.-Georges Les St.-Georges 1er Cru Red) Subscribe to see review text.
By John Gilman
View From the Cellar, Jan/Feb 2006, Issue #1, 2004 Burgundy Vintage
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Domaine Robert Chevillon

Producer website

The adventure started with Symphorien Chevillon who started working approximately thirty acres of vines at Nuits-Saint-Georges in his own name.
Then, Eugène-François (around 1914), following 2 years of military service and 5 years of war, took over the domain and bought a few plots as Premier Cru.
In 1946, the vines were taken over by the 2 sons (they separated later on).
Maurice bought 2 stills (39) and (46) and became an itinerant distiller. He continued to expand the Domain by buying new plots of Premier Cru.

Pinot Noir

Varietal character (Appellation America) | Varietal article (Wikipedia)
Pinot Noir is the Noble red grape of Burgundy, capable of ripening in a cooler climate, which Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot will not reliably do. It is unpredictable and difficult both to grow and to vinify, but results in some of the finest reds in the world. It is believed to have been selected from wild vines two thousand years ago. It is also used in the production of champagne. In fact, more Pinot Noir goes into Champagne than is used in all of the Cote d'Or! It is also grown in Alsace, Germany, the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Croatia, Serbia, Italy, Austria, and so forth, with varying degrees of success.


Vins de France (Office National Interprofessionnel des Vins ) | Pages Vins, Directory of French Winegrowers | French Wine (Wikipedia)


Les vins de Bourgogne (Bureau interprofessionnel des vins de Bourgogne) (and in English)
Burgundy - The province of eastern France, famous for its red wines produced from Pinot Noir and its whites produced from Chardonnay. (Small of amounts of Gamay and Aligoté are still grown, although these have to be labeled differently.) The most famous part of the region is known as the Cote d'Or (the Golden Slope). It is divided into the Cote de Beaune, south of the town of Beaune (famous principally for its whites), and the Cote de Nuits, North of Beaune (home of the most famous reds). In addition, the Cote Chalonnaise and the Maconnais are important wine growing regions, although historically a clear level (or more) below the Cote d'Or. Also included by some are the regions of Chablis and Auxerrois, farther north.
Burgundy Report |
Les Grands Jours de Bourgogne - na stejné téma od Heleny Baker

Côte de Nuits

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Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru

A.O.C. Nuits-Saint-Georges (Syndicat Viticole de Nuits-Saint-Georges)

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