2001 - Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru Clos St Jacques Jean-Marie Fourrier
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Fourrier
Region
Gevrey-Chambertin
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2012 - 2022
Case size
6x75cl
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2001 GEVREY CHAMBERTIN 1ER CRU CLOS ST JACQUES JEAN-MARIE FOURRIER - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Fourrier
Region
Gevrey-Chambertin
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2012 - 2022
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £3,496.07 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • BURG1

    Burghound, January 2003,
    Score: 90-93

    Deeper and more textured than the Champeaux with a perfumed nose of ripe cherries and raspberries and wonderfully detailed, medium weight, mineral-laden flavors brimming with pinot extract and a touch of earth. There is outstanding intensity here and a long, lingering finish. As is typical of the Fourrier wines, this is not especially big or structured but there is elegance to burn and the finesse and harmony are stunning. Drink: 2008-2015+.

  • BURG

    Burghound, January 2004,
    Score: 90

    Deeper and more textured than the Champeaux with a perfumed nose of ripe cherries and raspberries and wonderfully detailed, medium weight, mineral-laden flavors brimming with pinot extract and a touch of earth. There is outstanding intensity here and a long, lingering finish. As is typical of the Fourrier wines, this is not especially big or structured but there is elegance to burn and the finesse and harmony are stunning. Drink: 2007-2014.

  • CC

    Clive Coates, Feb 2003 The Vine

    Bigger, richer, more tannic and with bettergrip, than the Combe aux Moines. Moreintense. A splendid wine here. Lots ofdimension. Very classy. Very long. Very fineplus. From 2012.

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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

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.