It has been a joy to witness the slow and careful passing of the torch from Gérard Harmand to his son Philippe at Domaine Harmand-Geoffroy over the past decade. The Harmand family has tended land in Gevrey-Chambertin since the late 19th century, and over the years they amassed nine hectares of Pinot Noir—all within the confines of Gevrey, and encompassing an impressive and varied range of parcels throughout the village. Over our nearly twenty years of partnership, we have seen gradual but marked improvements in the wines’ clarity and expressiveness, as this father-and-son team coaxes new depths from their tremendous holdings with each passing vintage.
Over the past two decades, Jean-Marie Fourrier has justifiably ascended to the upper ranks of Burgundy’s pantheon, and his thrillingly pure and articulate wines are among the most coveted in our entire portfolio. A former protégé of the legendary Henri Jayer, fourth-generation Jean-Marie assumed control of his family domaine with the 1994 vintage, and today he controls nine hectares spread among Gevrey-Chambertin, Morey-Saint-Denis, Chambolle-Musigny, and Vougeot.
A New Summit Gevrey-Chambertin accounts for the largest surface area under vine in the entire Cote de Nuits, and it can be challenging to get a handle on its broad range of terroirs. How fortunate we at Rosenthal Wine Merchant are, then, to work with Harmand-Geoffroy—a long-established domaine whose enviable holdings lie entirely within the
Having been known as the U.S. importer for Hubert Lignier for over 30 years, in 2014 we expanded our connection to the Lignier name through another branch of the family.
Wines: Bonnes Mares Grand Cru, Bourgogne Passetoutgrain, Chambolle Musigny, Charmes Chambertin Grand Cru, Clos de la Roche Grand Cru, Clos Saint-Denis Grand Cru, Gevrey Chambertin, Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru “Les Combottes”, Marsannay Blanc, Morey-Saint-Denis 1er Cru “Clos des Ormes”, Morey-Saint-Denis Blanc, Morey-Saint-Denis Rouge
The Domaine Hubert Lignier has long had a reputation for its fine wines known for their concentration, depth and structure. We have had the extraordinary good fortune of commencing our relationship as the US importer for this estate with the 1978 vintage.
Wines: Bourgogne Aligoté, Bourgogne Passetoutgrain, Bourgogne Rouge, Chambolle Musigny “Les Bussieres”, Chambolle Musigny 1er Cru “Les Baudes”, Charmes Chambertin Grand Cru, Clos de la Roche Grand Cru, Fixin Blanc, Gevrey Chambertin “Les Seuvrées”, Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru “Aux Combottes”, Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru “La Perriere”, Morey Saint Denis, Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru “Clos Baulet”, Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru “Les Blanchards”, Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru “Les Chaffots”, Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru “Vieilles Vignes”, Nuits Saint Georges “Les Poisets”, Nuits Saint Georges 1er Cru “Les Didiers – Hospices de Nuits – Cuvée Fagon”, Pommard “Les Chanlins”, Saint Romain Blanc “Sous le Chateau”
Gerard Harmand and his son, Philippe, now lead this family-run estate that was established in the late nineteenth century. The domaine encompasses 9 hectares of vineyards, all planted to Pinot Noir and situated exclusively within the boundaries of the village of Gevrey Chambertin.
Wines: Bourgogne “La Nouroy”, Gevrey 1er Cru “Lavaux Saint Jacques”, Gevrey Chambertin, Gevrey Chambertin “Clos Prieur”, Gevrey Chambertin “En Jouise”, Gevrey Chambertin “Vieilles Vignes”, Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru “La Bossiere” (monopole), Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru “La Perriere”, Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru “Les Champeaux”, Mazis Chambertin Grand Cru