2007 - Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru Clos St Jacques Jean-Marie Fourrier
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Fourrier
Region
Gevrey-Chambertin
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2014 - 2024
Case size
6x75cl

2007 GEVREY CHAMBERTIN 1ER CRU CLOS ST JACQUES JEAN-MARIE FOURRIER - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Fourrier
Region
Gevrey-Chambertin
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2014 - 2024
Case size
6x75cl

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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, December 2008

    The vines that make up this Clos St Jacques are the oldest within the domaine dating from 1910. Deep, poised and with a lovely sweet core, the 2007 Clos St. Jacques is the epitome of refinement that also offers excellent depth and complexity. Like a Mozart symphony.

  • BURG1

    Burghound, January 2010,
    Score: 92

    A seriously pretty nose of earthy yet high-toned and cool red berry fruit aromas that offer subtle spice hints and a touch of underbrush that merge seamlessly into elegant and very fine mineral-infused middle weight flavors that are rich, intense and possess solid mid-palate concentration. I very much like the poise this wine displays as it's harmonious, transparent and beautifully well-balanced. This is a gorgeous combination of energy, balance and harmony. In short, this is a stunner. Drink: 2015+.Notes: from .89 ha parcel.Comments: outstanding!

  • BURG

    Burghound, Janaury 2009,
    Score: 91-94

    The most aromatically complex wine to this point with seriously pretty earthy yet high-toned and cool red berry fruit aromas that offer subtle spice hints and a touch of underbrush that merge into elegant and very fine mineral-infused middle weight flavors that are rich, intense and possess solid mid-palate concentration. I very much like the poise this wine displays as it's harmonious,transparent and beautifully well-balanced. This is a beautiful combination of energy, balance and harmony. In short, this is a stunner.

  • JR

    Jancis Robinson, January 2009,
    Score: 18+

    Initially more spicy than the Combe aux Moines. More specifically cherry fruit. Darker and more savoury. Fine fine tannins and excellent freshness, as on all his wines tasted in this line up. So young but already hinting at its ability to charm.

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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.