"Predictably, Fourrier's 2006 Gevrey-Chambertin Clos St.-Jacques is in another class from his other premier crus of the vintage, or indeed from most wines of its vintage regardless of classification. (For some salient details about Fourrier's share of this great site, consult issue 170.) A perfume-like, profuse and variegated bouquet of red raspberry, maraschino, cinnamon, marigold, and rose leads to a silken-textured though subtly-tannic palate with smoked meat and saline undertones. This finishes with both a kaleidoscopic dynamic of floral, fruit, animal and mineral elements and a sheer length that spell "grand cru" in all but the INAO's official language. The saline savor, persistence of fresh fruit, and tactile cinnamon and ginger impingements just keep drawing down my reserves of saliva. Here is concentration with finesse and an uncanny sense of lift, as well as the proverbial velvet glove over tightly-woven chain mail. Give it at least 4-5 years in your cellar and then anticipate another 8-10 of glorious fascination. A lucky few will be able to witness when (or whether) the 2005 – superb as it, too, is – manages to overtake this."
(David Schildknecht, robertparker.com)
"Good deep red. Highly perfumed nose features crushed blueberry, raspberry and violet; it's hard even to imagine a scent like this from pinot noir made outside Burgundy. Densely packed but magically light on its feet, with superb finesse and definition to its raspberry and floral flavors. Wonderfully pure, vibrant wine that finishes with extremely suave tannins, an almost electric impression of lift and great lingering floral perfume. Give this at least six or seven years of bottle aging."
(Stephen Tanzer, vinous.com)
|Anbauregion:||Burgund, Côte de Nuits Burgund|
|Flaschengröße:||75 cl - Bouteille, Normalflasche|
|Klassifikation:||Premier Cru (Burgund)|
|Typ:||Rotwein trocken Rotwein|
|Rebsorte:||100% Pinot Noir|
|Durchschnittliche Jahresproduktion:||75 Kisten|
|Boden:||Oolithsockel aus dem Bathonium|
|Alkoholgehalt:||13,0 % vol|
|Bewertung A.Galloni, vinous.com :||94/100|
|Abgefüllt von:||Domaine Fourrier, 7 Route de Dijon, 21220 Gevrey-Chambertin, Frankreich|