Faiveley Corton-Charlemagne 2008

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"Discreet if not invisible wood frames a reserved but ripe, fresh and high-toned white peach and green apple nose that merges seamlessly into fine, precise, powerful and intensely stony flavors that culminate in an explosive finish with the same vaguely saline quality as the Bienvenues. This incredibly concentrated effort is a positively stunning and completely classic Corton-Charlemagne that is built to age...93-96" BH 06/10

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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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Snooth User: fbk1
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5.00 5
12/08/2010

Elegance and class here. Bright crisp acidity, tropical fruit, soft oak with a finish that just goes on....


Snooth User: Pedro Alexandre
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4.00 5
06/08/2013

Four glasses



"Discreet if not invisible wood frames a reserved but ripe, fresh and high-toned white peach and green apple nose that merges seamlessly into fine, precise, powerful and intensely stony flavors that culminate in an explosive finish with the same vaguely saline quality as the Bienvenues. This incredibly concentrated effort is a positively stunning and completely classic Corton-Charlemagne that is built to age...93-96" BH 06/10

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