Producer: Domaine Faiveley Style: Red Wine Grape Type:Pinot Noir Origin:France Region:Burgundy Appellation: Cote de Nuits
93(+?) Points | International Wine Cellar , March/April 2013
Good bright, deep red. Penetrating aromas of red cherry and rose petal. Superb cut and purity to the juicy flavors of red berries, cherry and minerals. Conveys a very strong impression of inner-mouth perfume and energy. Finishes with terrific building length and a firm spine of ripe acidity. Built for a slow and long evolution in bottle.
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