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Mercurey Premiere Cru Clos de Myglands Faiveley 2006

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Family owned for 7 generations, Faiveley has an awesome selection of vineyards in pretty much all areas of Burgundy. Their traditional strengths are in the Cotes de Nuits and Mercurey however recent purchases in the Cotes de Beaune have widened their appeal. 80% of their grape requirements are sourced from their own vineyards . The grapes are pressed and vinified on site in Mercurey. Then the wine is brought to Nuits-Saint-Georges to be matured in oak barrels for 14 to 16 months, in nineteenth century vaulted cellars which provide ideal conditions for raising wines.The barrels come from high-quality barrel makers and have been rigorously selected for their fine grain and light toast. On the nose, the 'Mercurey Rouge 1er Cru 'Clos des Myglands' sets aromas of black and red fruits against a woody and smoky base. The same greedy, fruity flavours are found on the palate. This wine is well structured with beautiful volume and velvety tannins. All the elements blend together harmoniously giving a silky and hearty wine.

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Winery: J. Faiveley
Color: Red
Varietal: Pinot Noir
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J. Faiveley:
Pierre Faiveley started the domaine in 1825 and his son Joseph gave his name to the family business.A Georges Faiveley was involved in the founding of  the Chevaliers du Tastevin organisation.[ www.tastevin-bougogne.com]The domaine is now run by 7th generation Erwan Faiveley. The family are also involved with an engineering business that also bears their name [www.faiveleytransport.com]T... Read more
Pierre Faiveley started the domaine in 1825 and his son Joseph gave his name to the family business.A Georges Faiveley was involved in the founding of  the Chevaliers du Tastevin organisation.[ www.tastevin-bougogne.com]The domaine is now run by 7th generation Erwan Faiveley. The family are also involved with an engineering business that also bears their name [www.faiveleytransport.com]There are 120 hectares in total spread all over Burgundy and includes 10 hectares of Grand Cru and 25 of Premier Cru making it one of the larger Burgundy domaines Read less

External Reviews for Mercurey Premiere Cru Clos de Myglands Faiveley

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/15/2009

A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2006 Faiveley Mercurey Clos des Myglands Premier Cru 750ml


External Review
Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
07/31/2008

The Faiveley family is one of the most well regarded in Mercurey. In a world of rapidly increasing Burgundy prices, this 1er Cru is an astounding value with tart cherry and raspberry aromas, excellent structure, and the potential to age.



Family owned for 7 generations, Faiveley has an awesome selection of vineyards in pretty much all areas of Burgundy. Their traditional strengths are in the Cotes de Nuits and Mercurey however recent purchases in the Cotes de Beaune have widened their appeal. 80% of their grape requirements are sourced from their own vineyards . The grapes are pressed and vinified on site in Mercurey. Then the wine is brought to Nuits-Saint-Georges to be matured in oak barrels for 14 to 16 months, in nineteenth century vaulted cellars which provide ideal conditions for raising wines.The barrels come from high-quality barrel makers and have been rigorously selected for their fine grain and light toast. On the nose, the 'Mercurey Rouge 1er Cru 'Clos des Myglands' sets aromas of black and red fruits against a woody and smoky base. The same greedy, fruity flavours are found on the palate. This wine is well structured with beautiful volume and velvety tannins. All the elements blend together harmoniously giving a silky and hearty wine.

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