GEVREY CHAMBERTIN

2011 1er Cru Fonteny Domaine Huguenot

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Grapes Pinot Noir
Colour Red
Origin France, Burgundy
District Côte d'Or
Sub-district Côte de Nuits
Village Gevrey Chambertin
Classification 1er Cru
ABV 13%
Vineyard Fonteny

Round and ripe and rich, with an interesting salinity too. Lifted fruit, really quite mineral, Pure and very dry and long. A very clayey soil above Corbeau - next to Mazis and Ruchottes going south out of the village. Fruit very much still there on the finish. L&S (Jan 2013)

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Domaine Huguenot

The Huguenots can trace their history in Marsannay and working in the vines back to 1789. Currently the domaine is run by Philippe. His father Jean-Louis expanded the domaine from five to twenty-two hectares (twelve in Marsannay, six in Fixin, and four in Gevrey) before handing over the reins. Philippe has taken the bold step of taking all twenty-two hectares into organic production (the conversion was completed in 2010).

Rating: 92 Tim Atkin MW, www.timatkin.com (Jan 2013)

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