2005 Jean et Gilles LaFouge Auxey-Duresses 1er Cru La Chapelle

Pinot Noir

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Community Tasting Notes 14

  • christyler Likes this wine: (91 points)

    August 19, 2014 - In a really great place right now. Such a nice balance of primary 05 fruit and secondary flavors - it's almost 50/50. Combine this with a silky smooth body, and it's a winner.

    $25 on winebid. Was 95% sure this one would crap the bed (winebid + burgundy + few years of age). Nice to be pleasantly surprised!

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  • ruffsurf Likes this wine: (91 points)

    July 7, 2013 - Beautiful balance of herbs and earth notes with dark fruit. Acidity just right. Medium body and moderate to long finish. This wine has evolved consistently and in the right direction over the past few years. Ready and have to believe years ahead for my remaining 5 bottles.

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  • prism wrote: (90 points)

    November 21, 2012 - Deep cherry red. An almost imperceptible barnyard waft, noticeably fading to none, leaving a light note of cloves and freshly crushed ripe red raspberries. Outstanding value burgundy, medium-light bodied, elegant, understated.

  • jrobs7777 wrote: (89 points)

    August 26, 2012 - Solid mid-level Burgundy from "bargain" commune. Smoky, red berries, good acidity. Solid core and concentration. Very enjoyable.

  • prism wrote: (92 points)

    March 24, 2012 - Lovely Burg, very red-fruited; nicely balanced acidity. An outstanding food wine.

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  • By John Gilman
    Mar/Apr 2007, Issue #8, The 2005 Burgundy Vintage- Round Two

    (Domaine Lafouge Auxey-Duresses “la Chapelle” Rouge) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Jean et Gilles LaFouge
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard La Chapelle
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Beaune
  • Appellation Auxey-Duresses 1er Cru

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 24 (19%)
  • In Cellars 69 (53%)
  • Consumed 36 (28%)

Food Pairing

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