Domaine Faiveley

Bourgogne, France

Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru “Les Saint Georges” — 2021

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  • Introduction

    • “Les Saint-Georges” is considered to be one of the oldest climats in Bourgogne and was planted in the year 1000. It is also thought to be the very best Cru in Nuits-Saint-Georges. Our Domaine is the appellation’s smallest producer and, for the last 10 years, we have been working towards being reclassified as a Grand Cru.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Viticulture: Currently undergoing Organic Conversion
    • Size: 0.23 ha
    • Vine Age: Years planted: 1933, 1974
    • Soil: Deep brown limestone and pebbles
    • Exposure: East
  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: Partial whole cluster fermentation with daily punch downs for a 19 day vatting period
    • Barrel Aging: 16 months in French oak barrels- 40-50% new oak
    • Filtration: Light filtration using the lenticular module process
    • Fining: No fining
  • Technical Information

    • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Tasting Notes

    • Deep ruby red hue. Powerful nose disclosing ripe fruits and warm spicy notes. A smooth, clean attack gives way to a well-balanced palate with rich, smooth tannins. This wine’s harmonious structure and elegance perfectly represent this Premier Cru.