2008 Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru Les Cherbaudes Jean-Marie Fourrier

Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru Les Cherbaudes Jean-Marie Fourrier
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Fourrier
Region
Gevrey-Chambertin, Red Burgundy
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2015-2024
Case Size
12x75cl
Available Now
2008 Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru Les Cherbaudes Jean-Marie Fourrier
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Fourrier
Region
Gevrey-Chambertin, Red Burgundy
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2015-2024
Case Size
12x75cl
Available Now

In Bond
Case price

£1,500.00 (Ex. VAT)

Qty
(1 in stock)

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Tasting Notes

Goedhuis, November 2009

Ripe on the nose with notes of caramel, sweet red plums and black cherries. Meaty on the palate yetalso a bit restrained, this will need a little time, but will be just divine.

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Producer

Domaine Fourrier

Jean-Marie Fourrier took over his family domaine in 1994 and has attacked every vintage with dynamic determination and ambition, building the reputation of the estate with astute viticulture and fanatical winemaking. He had learned from the best, most notably the late Henri Jayer of Vosne Romanée and Domaine Drouhin in the Willamette Valley in Oregon with whom he did his formative training. He is a keen participant in the growing trend towards minimal intervention in the vineyard and winery. The domaine has a remarkable array of very old vines, many having been planted between the wars. The Fourrier wines are pure and balanced.

Region

Gevrey-Chambertin, Red Burgundy

The greatest village in terms of notable grand cru vineyards, Gevrey Chambertin has no less than 9 of them including its most famous Chambertin and Chambertin Clos de Bèze, and includes a premier cru vineyard that many people deem grand cru in quality - Clos St. Jacques. It encompasses approximately 400 hectares under vine also making it the largest top quality vineyard area in the Côte de Nuits. Gevrey-Chambertin has many followers who seek out its deeply coloured, robust and textured wines. They are often firmer than the neighbouring appellations of Chambolle Musigny and Vosne Romanée and can take several years to soften once released. Due to its size and reputation, the list of excellent producers is noteworthy and many are worth seeking out.

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