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Faiveley Corton-Charlemagne 2009

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"Pale yellow. Knockout high-pitched nose combines crushed stone, lemon-lime, vanilla cream, quinine and botanical herbs. Tactile, penetrating and utterly palate-staining, with an exhilarating sugar/acid balance and outstanding cut and precision. Finishes quite austere, saturating the palate with citrus peel and dusty stone. Combines outstanding density of texture with great fine-grained finesse...94-97" IWC 09/10

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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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"Pale yellow. Knockout high-pitched nose combines crushed stone, lemon-lime, vanilla cream, quinine and botanical herbs. Tactile, penetrating and utterly palate-staining, with an exhilarating sugar/acid balance and outstanding cut and precision. Finishes quite austere, saturating the palate with citrus peel and dusty stone. Combines outstanding density of texture with great fine-grained finesse...94-97" IWC 09/10

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