- Domaine Fourrier
- Pinot Noir
- 2018 - 2028
- Case size
- Available Now
Neal Martin, December 2013,
The 2012 Chambolle-Musigny Village has a fresh and playful bouquet with lush redcurrant and crushed strawberry scents. The palate is sweet and fleshy on the entry, forward in the mouth with a generous raspberry and lightly spiced finish. Fine.
Burghound, January 2014,
Here the nose is quite floral with notes of wild raspberry, spice and soft earth. There is excellent detail and verve to the cool, clean and dry medium weight flavors that terminate in a balanced, lingering and saline-inflected finish. Like the Morey this too delivers fine quality in the context of its level. Drink 2018+
Jancis Robinson, January 2014,
From the Les Mombies lieu-dit near the RN74. 80- to 90-year-old vines on quite clay-rich soil. Very rich and glorious. Nuanced cherrry flavours. Real energy here. Drink 2016-2025
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.
The wines of Chambolle Musigny are like no other. They can be superbly delicate, yet mindblowingly complex. Of all the northern Burgundy appellations, they are the most ethereal, and as a result the most feminine. Most of the Chambolle Musigny vineyard area is encompassed in its Village and Premier Cru appellations including the robust Beaux Bruns, the splendidly mineral Le Cras and the poised yet powerful Les Amoureuses. It produces only two Grand Crus - the round and rich Bonnes Mares which it shares with Morey St. Dénis, as well as what could be described as the Stradivarius of grand crus, Musigny.