Beaune 1er cru Clos de l'Ecu 2017

FAIVELEY

Beaune 1er cru Clos de l'Ecu
2017

$89.77*

* Suggested retail price

2 case(s) available

Product code
157738
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Speculative
Status
Available
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Region
Burgundy
Subregion
Côte de Beaune
Appellation
Beaune
Classification
1er cru
Varietal(s)
Pinot Noir
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
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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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Tasting notes

This terroir offers a fruity and very elegant of the Pinot Noir varietal. It displays a deep ruby colour and remarkably pure notes of red and black fruits. The palate is lively and spicy with a refreshing touch of menthol. This wine evolves beautifully in the bottle although its generous character makes it a pleasure to drink in its youth.

*Revues de presse*

 Wine Enthusiast

- 93 points -

Cellar Selection

December 2019

This wine still shows bold tannins although its fruit suggests that plenty of richness will come. Its ripeness and strawberry fruitiness already hint at a powerful, delicious and full wine.

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James Suckling

- 93 points -

January 2019

Quite a rich wine for Beaune, thanks to the southerly exposure of this site. Lovely, sweet cherries come through with aeration. The generous tannins are already very nicely integrated, the finish fresh and mineral. 

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