2015 - Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru Clos St Jacques Domaine Fourrier
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Fourrier
Region
Gevrey-Chambertin
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2022 - 2042
Case size
3x75cl

2015 GEVREY CHAMBERTIN 1ER CRU CLOS ST JACQUES DOMAINE FOURRIER - 3x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Fourrier
Region
Gevrey-Chambertin
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2022 - 2042
Case size
3x75cl

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Tasting Notes

  • BURG

    Burghound, January 2017,
    Score: 92-94

    This also exhibits plenty of earth and sauvage elements yet the fruit profile is slightly higher-toned and a bit more elegant as well. There is a driving minerality and underlying tension to the succulent yet refined middle weight flavors that brim with dry extract on the impeccably well-balanced finale. This classy effort is at once built-to-age but not backward and should be accessible after only a few years. Outstanding. Drink 2030+

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.