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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...
- 94 Points -
Aromas of flowers, cherries and stones follow through to a medium body, very fine tannins and a beautiful finish. Linear and fine. Lovely texture on the finish. Elegance with structure.See detailed press review
- 94 Points -
Half of this 0.8-hectare parcel is bush vine trained, which may or may not add to its
complexity. This is a pale, delicate, almost evanescent Chambolle, with nostril-filling aromas, very fine tannins, a hint of oak and sweet red cherry and wild strawberry fruit.
- (90-92) Points -
Mild reduction renders the nose tough to assess. Otherwise there is good richness and vibrancy to the elegant and silky-textured middle weight flavors that, as one would reasonably expect, are much less powerful and even a bit less complex as well on the lingering finale. This is certainly pretty and very Chambolle in character but this is clearly not at the same level as the LSG.See detailed press review