Bruno Clair Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru Clos Du Fonteny
Price: $138.66 excl. GST
- Tasting Notes
Once again subtle but not invisible wood serves as a relatively neutral backdrop for the high-toned aromas of cool red currant, pomegranate, cherry and discreet earth nuances. There is a lovely sense of energy to the mineral-inflected and beautifully well-detailed medium weight flavors that deliver fine depth and length on the firm and mildly austere finale. Some patience will be required.
– Allen Meadows, Burghound.com, Score: 89-92
The 2014 Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru Clos de Fonteny, the monopole of the domaine, has an easy going bouquet with raspberry and crushed strawberry fruit – a bouquet reclining in its comfy armchair. The palate is well balanced and has more vigor. I like the purity here and the candied orange peel that give the finish that exotic touch, for those who prefer a more “daring” Gevrey. Drink and enjoy over the next 8-10 years.
– Neal Martin, Robertparker.com, Score: 90-92
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