Domaine des Varoilles



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2016 Gevrey-Chambertin: Velvet, Plum, Cassis

Winemaker Gilbert Hammel is a softspoken man making red Burgundies that are anything but. The town of Gevrey-Chambertin typically produces bold, masculine wine, and the Varoilles style…

Bold, Velvety New 2017 Red Burgundy

Where much red Burgundy tends towards subtleness and finesse, the Varoilles style is noticeably more intense. They harvest relatively late, and use a long cold soak to…

“Why is this so drinkable?”: Superb Declassified 2014 Gevrey-Chambertin

This April, during a tasting at Domaine des Varoilles with owner Gilbert Hammel, he left the room suddenly, saying “I think I have something you might be…