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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...
- 95 Points -
This is expressive, its pastry- and toast-tinged peach, lemon and spice flavors set against a creamy texture. The firm structure emerges on the finish, which is long and evokes stony, mineral elements.See detailed press review
- 93+ Points -
Stephen Tanzer, September 2016
Pale, bright yellow. Deep, ripe aromas of peach flesh, flowers and vanillin oak. Broad, ripe, sweet and rich; deceptively accessible today owing to its sweet peachy fruit. Displays more body and sweetness than the Bienvenues, not to mention more breadth and salinity, but this wine will need longer cellaring. Less showy today, but then this is Batard. Mounts slowly and lingers on the classically dry aftertaste.See detailed press review