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2017 FAIVELEY Mercurey 1er cru Clos du Roy

FAIVELEY Mercurey 1er cru Clos du Roy 2017

69.99* CAD

$69.99* * Suggested retail price

  • 30 case(s) available

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Trialto
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 236974
  • Format
  • Format
  • 6x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • Cross dock
  • Status
  • Status
  • Allocated
  • Country
  • Country
  • France
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Burgundy
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • Côte Chalonnaise
  • Appellation
  • Appellation
  • Mercurey
  • Classification
  • Classification
  • 1er cru
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Pinot Noir
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • 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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Press reviews

  • - 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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  • - 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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  • - 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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