Domaine Faiveley

Bourgogne, France

Corton “Clos Des Cortons Faiveley” (Monopole) — 2021

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  • Introduction

    • “Clos des Cortons Faiveley” has been owned by the Faiveley family as a monopole since 1874. It is the domaine’s flagship wine and one of just two Burgundian Grands Crus to bear the name of its owner (Romanée-Conti being the other).

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Viticulture: Currently undergoing Organic Conversion
    • Size: 2.77 ha
    • Vine Age: Years planted: 1932, 1956, 1965, 1971, 1976, 1977, 1981, 1987, 2002
    • Soil: Ferruginous oolites and marls
    • Exposure: East
  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: Partial whole cluster fermentation with daily punch downs for a 19 day vatting period
    • Barrel Aging: 18 months in French oak barrels- 50% new oak
    • Filtration: Light filtration using the lenticular module process
    • Fining: No fining
  • Technical Information

    • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Tasting Notes

    • Ruby red in color with clear purple reflections. The nose is powerful, and concentrated and exudes notes of black cherry and spice. The palate is rich and smooth with good energy and concentration. The finish is elegant. An excellent wine for cellar aging