Can Grand Cru wines exist outside France?

Laura Catena joins Wine Folly’s Madeline Puckette to taste Grand Cru wine and discuss whether the designation can be used beyond French wines.

0:00 – Introduction
1:01 – What is Grand Cru?
1:55 – Les Folatiéres + White Stones
5:29 – Les Clos + White Bones
9:37 – The Plow + Clos de Vougeot + Fortuna Terrae
18:24 – Grattamacco + Nicolas Catena Zapata + Shafer One Point Five
28:58 – Final thoughts

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Wines tasted:
1. 2018 Domaine Alain Chavy Puligny-Montrachet “Les Folatiéres” Premier Cru
2. 2018 Adrianna Vineyard “White Stones” Chardonnay
3. Domaine Louis Moreau Chablis “Les Clos” Grand Cru
4. 2018 Adrianna Vineyard “White Bones” Chardonnay
5. 2019 Lingua Franca “The Plow” Pinot Noir
6. 2018 Domaine Jean Grivot Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru
7. 2017 Adrianna Vineyard “Fortuna Terrae” Malbec
8. 2016 Grattamacco Bolgheri Superiore
9. 2017 Catena Zapata “Nicolas Catena Zapata”
10. 2017 Shafer Napa Valley “One Point Five” Cabernet Sauvignon

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