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2005 Domaine Fourrier Gevrey-Chambertin Aux Echezeaux Vieille Vigne
- Côte de Nuits
Community Tasting Notes 7
pifcho Likes this wine: (92 points)
January 8, 2015 - Needed a couple of hours to get going, but once it opened up, this was delicious. Elegant, red fruited with good depth and length. Still more or less primary, but quite tasty and accessible for the vintage.2 people found this helpful Comment
pgb67 wrote: (95 points)
December 28, 2012 - Christmas Eve Dinner 2012: WOTN at Christmas Eve dinner, impressing everyone from white wine drinkers to cabernet aficionados. Deep nose of pure red fruits, intermingling with damp earth, ground mace and black tea. Silky smooth palate with flavors of cherry and refined spice and a backbone of moderate acidity and mineral nuance. Medium-bodied with a broad finish.
tkim42 wrote: (91 points)
March 1, 2012 - Earthy, red fruit aroma. Vanilla, oak and spice on the smooth palate. Good acidity and surprising tannins for a pinot.
Christoffer78 wrote: (89 points)
October 7, 2011 - This wine indeed has a very intriguing nose full of red berries, pleasant oak and a lovely air of pepper(!) palate is medium-bodied with a rather short finish, dominated by red fruit and an interesting youthfulness. Acidity is ok but not in any way striking, on the contrary well-integrated. To me this wine represents a good old-world pinot on the rather powerful side, still the end-palate and the overall impression is too one-dimensional and does not awake my curiousity. From magnum.
Sycamore wrote: (88 points)
March 10, 2011 - Double-decanted (immediately), then left bottle open for evening. Nice bottle, though a bit variable; changes considerably with a bit of air. Nice medium-dark color. Enjoyable earthy nose (blows off fairly rapidly) -- dark fruit and smoky; a bit of heat coming through. Palate: well-structured, dark fruit, some of the earthiness that was picked up on the nose coming through at first, then blowing off with some air. No real heat to speak of on the palate (or discernible acidity for that matter). Finish knocks it down a couple of points -- a little hard and sudden; not overtly tannic, exactly -- hard to describe. Try again in a year or so.
Pro Reviews 5
By Stephen Tanzer
March/April 2008, IWC Issue #137 (link)
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March/April 2007, IWC Issue #131 (link)
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1st Quarter, 2007, Issue #25 (link)
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View From the Cellar
By John Gilman
Nov/Dec 2006, Issue #6, The 2005 Burgundy Vintage : Great Reds and Pleasant Whites
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- Vintage 2005
- Type Red
- Producer Domaine Fourrier
- Varietal Pinot Noir
- Designation Vieille Vigne
- Vineyard Aux Echezeaux
- Country France
- Region Burgundy
- SubRegion Côte de Nuits
- Appellation Gevrey-Chambertin
- Pending Delivery 2 (1%)
- In Cellars 175 (66%)
- Consumed 90 (34%)
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