Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru Lavaux St Jacques 2017

FAIVELEY

Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru Lavaux St Jacques
2017

Product code
819410
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Open
Status
Unavailable
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Region
Burgundy
Appellation
Gevrey-Chambertin
Classification
1er cru
Varietal(s)
Pinot Noir
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
Availability
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About this winery

Founded in 1825, Domaine Faiveley is one of Burgundy's greatest domaines. Originally the company was a classic negotiant business, based in Nuits St. Georges and engaged in the buying and selling of wine but not the production of it. After seven generations of steadily acquiring properties throughout the Cotes de Nuits, the Cotes de Beaune, Cotes Chalonnaise and now Chablis, the Faiveley family have established themselves as the most important vineyard owners in Burgundy, with 120 hectares of...

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Press reviews

James Suckling

- 95 points -

February 2019

Very fragrant with effusive, floral notes and some sour cherry. This is a very graceful and filigree wine, in which the tannins show at the end as if suddenly emerging from the depths. In spite of that, the finish is super elegant.

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Vinous

(89-91) POINTS

January 2019

The 2017 Gevrey-Chambertin Lavaux Saint-Jacques 1er Cru comes from a one-hectare parcel of old vines. It has an attractive bouquet of raspberry, forest floor and fern-like aromas that gather momentum in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannin, good depth and a little chewiness on the entry...

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Burghound.com

(90-93) POINTS

January 2019

A beautifully layered and fresh nose offers up notes of essence of plum, rose petal, anise and hints of wood toast, forest floor and the sauvage. Once again there is a lovely mouthfeel to the medium weight and tautly muscular larger-scaled flavors that possess excellent delineation and plenty of minerality that adds a touch of lift to the firm, serious and sneaky long finish. I like the complexity and this too should age effortlessly.

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