Mercurey 1er cru Clos du Roy 2017

FAIVELEY

Mercurey 1er cru Clos du Roy
2017

$69.99*

* Suggested retail price

10 case(s) available

Product code
236974
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Cross dock
Status
Allocated
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Region
Burgundy
Subregion
Côte Chalonnaise
Appellation
Mercurey
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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*Revues de presse*

James Suckling

- 94 points -

January 2019

Although this is quite shy on the nose on the palate, you could mistake this highly structured wine for a Côte de Nuits 1er Cru. It starts off quite sleek, but then the minerality and the finely etched dry tannins charge through on the long finish. Long aging potential, but you could try it in 2021.

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Wine Advocate

- 92 points -

William Kelley, July 2019

Aromas of licorice, cassis, dark berries fruits and subtle spices preface Faiveley's 2017 Mercurey 1er Cru Clos du Roy, a medium to full-bodied, satiny-textured and attractively layered wine that's deeper and more reserved than the Clos des Myglands, meriting a couple of years' bottle age.

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Burghound.com

- 91 points -

January 2019

This is actually aromatically similar to the Framboisière with just a touch more elegance. By contrast there is more volume and power to the rich and well-detailed medium weight flavors that offer both more depth and persistence on the somewhat more structured finale. This mineral and earth-inflected effort also offers very fine quality and is worth considering.

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