Red

1997 Domaine Fourrier Gevrey-Chambertin Aux Echezeaux Vieille Vigne

Pinot Noir

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Nuits
  • Gevrey-Chambertin
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Community Tasting Notes 3

  • gilrbo Likes this wine:

    September 29, 2015 - Light ruby, with some bricking. A bit hazy.
    Nose starts to be tertiary, but there is still vivid fruit - and then leather, earth, meat and a balsamic touch. All beautifully integrated and simply wonderful to enjoy.
    Round, smooth, intense palate. Here too a fine mix of fruit, earth and tertiary notes, but still fresh and lively. On the finish one still feels the very fine-grained tannins and their grip.
    One of the best aged Burgundies I've had. Simply stunning.

  • BackroadsPDX wrote: (94 points)

    February 3, 2011 - Opaque brick color. Sharp barnyard aromas, cheese shop, fermented food. Those sharper aromas subdue after some breathing time and leave behind moist earth, dry wood, forest floor, and red cherry. Abundant red fruit flavors mix with soft tannins for a great mouth experience. Long, long juicy sweet-tart finish. Ravishing!

  • Johann Von Mastiff wrote: (93 points)

    May 31, 2008 - Poured blind. Knew right away it was Burgundy. It needed an hour to flesh out and was very tannic for the vintage. Really had an amazing nose of sweet strawberrys, incense, lavender and sage. Very long finish with some serious tannins. This is a keeper.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    March/April 2000, IWC Issue #89 (link)

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    March/April 1999, IWC Issue #83 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1997
  • 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

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  • In Cellars 2 (40%)
  • Consumed 3 (60%)

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