Faiveley Chablis 2010

Winemaker's Notes:

"Good bright yellow. Pure, vibrant aromas of citrus peel, anise and spearmint, along with a powerful element of crushed rock minerality. Densely packed and sharp as a paper cut, with outstanding purity to its lemon, lime and saline mineral flavors. Finishes with outstanding length and definition. A splendid Clos with acidity over 4.5 grams per liter, according to Bernard Hervet...95" IWC 07/12 "This is almost Riesling-like with its petrol character that combines with notes of mineral reduction, oyster shell, citrus zest and a distinct saline element. There is excellent intensity with all of the drive that one expects in a classic vintage with firm acid spine shaping the medium-bodied flavors. I very much like the underlying sense of tension on the notably dry, clean and racy finish...91-93" BH 07/12

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J. Faiveley:
After the recent acquisitions of Volnay 1er Cru “Fremiets” and Pommard 1er Cru “Rugiens”, Domaine Faiveley (essentially present in Côte de Nuits and Côte Chalonnaise) is once again stretching out its vineyards into Côte de Beaune: The Faiveley family has now become the owner of 5 hectares in the most prestigious appellations of Puligny-Montrachet: - ... Read more
After the recent acquisitions of Volnay 1er Cru “Fremiets” and Pommard 1er Cru “Rugiens”, Domaine Faiveley (essentially present in Côte de Nuits and Côte Chalonnaise) is once again stretching out its vineyards into Côte de Beaune: The Faiveley family has now become the owner of 5 hectares in the most prestigious appellations of Puligny-Montrachet: - Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru - Bienvenues-Bâtard- Montrachet Grand Cru - Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru “La Garenne” - Puligny-Montrachet Faiveley will vinify its first cuvées of these wines for the 2008 vintage. They will serve to complete the range of grands crus and premiers crus from the domaine. Read less
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External Reviews for Faiveley Chablis

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/31/2012

Note: no new wood. This is almost Riesling-like with its petrol character that combines with notes of mineral reduction, oyster shell, citrus zest and a distinct saline element. There is excellent intensity with all of the drive that one expects in a... Burghound. A Chardonnay wine from Burgundy in France. 2010 Faiveley Chablis Les Clos 750ml



"Good bright yellow. Pure, vibrant aromas of citrus peel, anise and spearmint, along with a powerful element of crushed rock minerality. Densely packed and sharp as a paper cut, with outstanding purity to its lemon, lime and saline mineral flavors. Finishes with outstanding length and definition. A splendid Clos with acidity over 4.5 grams per liter, according to Bernard Hervet...95" IWC 07/12 "This is almost Riesling-like with its petrol character that combines with notes of mineral reduction, oyster shell, citrus zest and a distinct saline element. There is excellent intensity with all of the drive that one expects in a classic vintage with firm acid spine shaping the medium-bodied flavors. I very much like the underlying sense of tension on the notably dry, clean and racy finish...91-93" BH 07/12

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