Domaine Faiveley: Great Burgundy wines in Nuits-Saint-Georges since 1825

Côte de Beaune Villages

The Côte-de-Beaune is stretched out over a 26km strip from Ladoix-Serrigny to Maranges crossing some of the most famous villages in Burgundy: Aloxe-Corton, Pommard, Meursault, … Its vineyards lie on the best exposed hillsides and plateaus.

Characteristics

Total Surface Area: 3222 ha
Exposition: South, South-East
Soil: Clay/Limestone
Grape Variety: Pinot Noir

Domaine Faiveley surface area: 2 ha 61 a 58 ca - [7.45 Acres ]
Years the vines were planted: 1956, 2005
Average annual production: 15 300 bottles

The hand-picked harvest goes through a short prefermentary maceration first before being vinified. For the duration of the 15-18 day vatting period, the wine is kept at low temperature.
It is then matured in oak barrels for 14 to 16 months, in nineteenth century vaulted cellars which provide ideal conditions for raising wines. The barrels, which come from high-quality barrel makers, have been rigorously selected for their fine grain and light toast.

Our Tasting Notes:

This wine exudes nice fresh red-fruit aromas. It has a good full attack on the palate with tannins expressing themselves and participating in the interesting structure of this wine. The whole is young and fruity and pleasant to taste already.

Suggestions

Serve at: 14°C to 16°C
Serve with: Red Grilled Meats, Cold Meats
Cellaring Potential: 2 to 5 years

This Côte de Beaune Villages opens up with aromas of fresh red fruit dominated by strawberries. This wine is supple and smooth on the palate lingering with its lively grenadine finish. The whole is young and fruity making this an enjoyable wine to taste.  

Tasting Date : April 2009

A quite intense ruby red colour for this Côte-de-Beaune Villages.The powerfully fruity and slightly animal nose is dominated by very ripe strawberries and cherries. We rediscover these greedy aromas on the palate. The finish is quite long. It's a wine to enjoy for its fruitiness. 

Tasting Date : March 2009

The Côte-de-Beaune Villages 2006 opens with an expressive, fresh, spicy and slightly animal nose. On the palate, the tannins present need a little more time to blend in. The whole is supple and very round, remaining young and fruity. It's a fresh wine which can be enjoyed from now on.

Tasting Date : March 2008

 
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