Domaine Fourrier Gevrey-Chambertin Aux Echezeaux 2010

Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France

Item No. 123014
  • red wine
  • ST92
  • BH91
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

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Winemaker's Notes

Gevrey-Chambertin Aux Echezeaux is one of Domaine Fourrier's more tender and elegant wines. It is less tannic and more silky than the other Gevrey village wines produced at the domaine.

Critical Acclaim

"High-pitched aromas of red cherry, flowers and spices. Densely packed, precise and intense, with lovely balancing acidity accentuating the wine's sappy, tiny-berry character. Fleshy and tactile yet brisk, finishing with terrific length. A village Gevrey on the Morey-Saint-Denis border. 90-92 points "
92 Points

"A highly complex nose that is very Gevrey features cool dark berry fruit, pungent earth, underbrush and a hint of the sauvage. There is an attractively textured quality to the velvety and suave medium-bodied flavors that possess all of the depth promised by the nose on the intense, balanced and impressively long finish. This is an excellent villages that is worth considering.
Barrel Sample: 89-91"
91 Points

Learn About Domaine Fourrier

The Domaine Fourrier (previously known as Pernot-Fourrier) has a long history in Gevrey Chambertin extending over four generations. The estate was founded by Fernand Pernot during the 1930s and 1940s. Unmarried and childless, he enlisted the aid of his nephew, Jean-Claude Fourrier, who then took the reins of the domaine in 1969. One of the first domains to actually export its wine...

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Learn About Burgundy

The region of Burgundy is the fairytale land of vines. There are stories of kings, conquerors and commoners recounting the seductive effects of a Burgundian wine. Even now, many wine aficionados and lovers will pinpoint their most memorable wine moment at that first taste of an aged Burgundy. Much of this can be related to the terroir of Burgundy. Centuries of winemaking have...

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Learn About Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir(PEE-noh nwahr) Pinot Noir is a finicky grape. It only grows in the right climate, with the right soils and the right care. Perhaps because it is so difficult is why it is so loved. Pinot Noir hails from Burgundy, a region known for crafting the most collectible and sought-after wines from this varietal. Not only does Pinot reign in Burgundy, it is also...

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