GEVREY CHAMBERTIN

2018 1er Cru Cazetiers Domaine Faiveley

EN PRIMEUR

Sweeter attack than on the Lavaux. A pretty Chambolle-like fruit note draws you in - but then it gets more serious quite quickly . A rush of polished but firm tannins build and add real substance. Delicious in fact. Sweet fruit - and good bones - nicely balanced. - will need time - but that fruit is hard to resist already. Indulgent and delicious sweet, dark red coulis.L&S(Nov 2019)

In Bond

75cl bottles (case of 6)

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(from a huge 3.96 ha parcel). This is very Gevrey in character with plenty of sauvage, freshly turned earth, forest floor and brooding wild dark berry and cassis scents. There is fine richness to the concentrated, powerful and full-bodied flavors that exhibit a subtle minerality on the moderately austere and impressively long and slightly grippy finale. Drinking range: 2030 - Rating: 90-93 Allen Meadows, www.Burghound.com(Jan 2020)

Mingling aromas of sweet wild berries with rich bass notes of forest floor, spice and grilled squab, the 2018 Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Les Cazetiers is medium to full-bodied, broad and concentrated, with rich structuring tannins, comparatively low acidity and a long, sapid finish. Rating: 92-94 William Kelley, The Wine Advocate(Jan 2020)

Barrel sample. Mid crimson. Sweet dark-red fruit with some peppery oak spice (approximately 50% new and 50% two-year-old barrels for all the Faiveley premier cru reds). More savoury on the palate. One of the least charming wines at this stage but also one of the most refined in structure. The extraction of the tannins is so well judged to match the hidden but present fruit. Drinking range: 2025 - 2033 Rating: 17++ Julia Harding MW, www.JancisRobinson.com(Dec 2019)

You sense the hot slope. Powerful, dense and juicy. It’s big and dense. firm tannins. Muscular. Vigour on the finish. Needs time to come together, but excellent. Drinking range: 2028 - 2040 Rating: 96 Sarah Marsh MW, The Burgundy Briefing(Nov 2019)

The Faiveley family are the largest vineyard owners in Burgundy, owning around 120ha, spread across the Côtes de Nuits, Beaune and Chalonnaise and encompassing everything from generic Bourgogne up to the grandest of Grand Crus. Their holdings supply the grapes for 5 out of every 6 bottles made by Faiveley, the balance being bought in from carefully selected contract growers.

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