1991 Faiveley Latricières-Chambertin

Pinot Noir

  • France
  • > Burgundy
  • > Côte de Nuits
  • > Latricières-Chambertin Grand Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 8

  • nstow Likes this wine: (90 points)

    October 20, 2012 - Brick red. Still has some fresh berry fruit but showing its age. Fairly powerful and well balanced. Stoney on palate. Long finish. No hurry for last bottle. 4/5 (90-92)

  • Matt Neel wrote:

    November 10, 2011 - Faiveley Dinner at Marea 11/10/2011 (Marea): Deep ruby. Lots of interest on the nose: soap, leather, minerals, a touch of caramel. Palate round and a bit sweetly cheerful, tea, rose, a little lychee. Excellent balance, great fruit, and good length. A spectacular, first-rate vin de garde. Later: simply a spectacular wine. Glorious. Still very tannic, even brutally so, but they are very, very fine grained and there is more than enough fruit to last. Wow! Along with the '71 Mazis, WOTN. A/A+

  • DAN BAILEY wrote:

    December 29, 2009 - Served alongside the 90 at Ledbury dinner. Still very dark colour to the rim. Nose starting to open up but palate still very young/focused. Lovely balance, lots of dark berry fruits and iron/minerals. Great wine.

  • DAN BAILEY wrote:

    October 28, 2009 - Opened and slow oxygenated for 12 hours before serving. Surprise, surprise, still so young! At first, deep, black fruit for a second and then tannins give you a damn good slap around the chops for the temerity of a moment's pleasure from an 18 year old Faiveley GC. By the end of the evening the tannins had softened a bit and the purity of the wine was really coming to the fore although still with lots of structure. As ever with Faiveley, needs another 10 years.

  • reichken wrote: (93 points)

    June 18, 2009 - Domaine Faiveley Dinner (The Square, London): TasteVinage bottle- dark fruits with some herbiness on the nose, tight dark fruits in the mouth, high acid, good balance, long finish, big big mouth. this wine will continue to improve for years. co-WOTN

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1991
  • Type Red
  • Producer Faiveley
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Nuits
  • Appellation Latricières-Chambertin Grand Cru

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 1 (1%)
  • In Cellars 56 (60%)
  • Consumed 36 (39%)

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