Domaine Faiveley Corton Clos de Cortons Faiveley Grand Cru 2009
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
A rather intense black color. The nose is powerful, concentrated, fruity and woody. The attack is strong and tannic. The tannins are firm, but well incorporated by the smoothness. We are in the presence of a wine of great volume, with supple tannins and very long-lasting aromas and tastes. This is a fine wine for cellaring.
"Full red with ruby tones. Incredible high-pitched nose combines raspberry, pepper, rose petal, red licorice, crushed stone, flowers, menthol and eucalyptus. The palate offers extraordinary sweetness but the wine's minerally lift and intense sappiness gives it a weightless impression. Shows the noble side of Corton grand cru, not to mention uncanny intensity; Faiveley made 42 hectoliters per hectare in 2009, but the wine tastes like half that. Finishes with incredible length and verve; offhand, I can't think of a longer 2009. Should be a cellar treasure."
International Wine Cellar
"This sports one of the ripest noses in the entire range with distinctly spicy notes adding interest to the admirably fresh plum and mocha suffused aromas that precede highly energetic, concentrated and big-bodied flavors that are extremely concentrated and the dry extract imparts a seductive texture to the mildly austere, balanced and hugely long finish. This is one of the most promising vintages of this wine that I have ever seen but note that this will definitely not be an early drinker as the supporting structure is more than simply firm.
"Enticing aromas of black cherry and black currant introduce this silky red. As the fruit unfolds, smoke, spice and
mineral elements emerge, persisting through the long aftertaste. This is harmonious and suave, with the class and
complexity worthy of its status as a grand cru. So fleshy, the tannins are buried now. Best from 2014 through 2030.
300 cases imported."
"While the aroma has pronounced
new wood characters, the palate is more subtle,
emphasizing the powerful dark fruits, coffee note
and sweet fruit tannins as much as wood. With a delicious,
opulent full-bodied feel to it, this will age well
over 5–6 years and more."
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Founded in 1825, Bourgognes Faiveley has been handed down from father to son for over 175 years. As the sixth generation to take the reins, François Faiveley manages, with equal amounts passion and competence, the largest family domaine in Burgundy. Methodically reconstructing vineyards fractured by French inheritance laws, Bourgognes Faiveley today owns more appellations in their...
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Pinot Noir(PEE-noh nwahr)
Pinot Noir is a finicky grape. It only grows in
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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.
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