Domaine Faiveley

Bourgogne, France

Monthélie 1er Cru “Champ-Fulliots” — 2021

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  • Introduction

    • Located near the Vonlay appellation, this climat lies on a particularly dry terroir. The rock is so close that it was previously sought here for construction purposes. Domaine Faiveley purchased this parcel in 2007.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Viticulture: Currently undergoing Organic Conversion
    • Size: 0.28 ha
    • Vine Age: Year planted: 1987
    • Soil: Shallow red soils (30cm) directly on the rockbed
    • Exposure: South, South-east
  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: Partial whole cluster fermentation with daily punch downs for a 19 day vatting period
    • Barrel Aging: 14 months in French oak barrels- one third new oak
    • Filtration: Light filtration using the lenticular module process
    • Fining: No Fining
  • Technical Information

    • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Tasting Notes

    • Deep ruby red hue and a nose offering small red fruits, licorice, violet, and undergrowth. These rich aromas are underpinned by velvety smooth tannins. A rich, smooth, and well-structured wine.