Structured white fruits, this is a complex and concentrated wine. Toast, apple and apricot flavors are blended with herbs and intense acidity. Spice from the wood shows on the finish.
If a Faiveley Burgundy could ever be accused of having a slightly New World style, this would be the one. It shows classic Burgundian notes of toasted nuts and a lovely mealy texture, but also great generosity of fruit, ranging from pear and apple to honey and melon. Drink now–2010.
Elegant, ripe fruit is on display, the peach flavors suffused with spice and citrus. The wine has an open generosity, edged with apple skin tannins, and finished with cream and caramel. Drink now. Imported by Louis Latour Inc. Editors’ Choice.
This is a ripe wine, structured with toast, ripe peach, spicy apricot and an attractive citrus juice character. The wine opens warmly in the mouth, but then finishes more crisply, lifted by its acidity.
Intense, rich and creamy, this effortlessly balances the wood influence with the apricot and white peach flavors. It demonstrates the opulence of the year while remaining structured. Developing well, this is almost ready to drink now.
A delicious shot of citrusy acidity makes this a wine of great freshness. At the same time, the wood-derived flavors add some richness and a spice note. Let this intense effort age for another couple of years.