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Strange review of Joblot's new cuvee

Davy Strange of Elitistreview.com was the grateful recipient of a bottle sent to him by one of our more unusual customers - unusual in that he sent a bottle of wine he had purchased from us to a self-declared madcap reviewer he didn't actually know. Davy has had quite a lot of experience of Jean-Marc Joblot's wines but I think this may be his first taste of anything put together by daughter Juliette and Davy certainly seemed a little upset that Juliette had dared to blend his beloved Servoisine with anything else, even if it was with the other Premier Cru wines from the same village and vintage.

Not to worry, he clearly loved the resulting cuvee, the 2016 Givry Premier Cru 'L'Empreintes' and sent me a note the following day, raving about it and demanding that I hold some wine back for him. The great British public don't generally rush to buy £30 bottles of wine so I didn't think this would be a great problem

Jancis Robinson doesn't appear to have tasted a…