Faiveley Chambertin-Clos de Bèze Ouvrees Rodin 2016
Bottle Size: 75cl
Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
(like the "regular" Clos de Bèze, this special cuvée from 60+-year-old vines on the Chambertin side of the cru was totally destemmed): Dark red-ruby. Less expressive but slightly riper aromas of purple and black fruits and pungent spices. Then utterly seamless and suave on the palate, offering a lacy, feminine texture with great energy and sophistication. The penetrating red berry and white pepper flavors are amplified by the wine's mineral underpinning. The endless rising finish combines serious power and refined tannins. Ultimately a bit less expressive and tight-grained than the classic Clos de Bèze but this is even deeper. 95-98 points. Tasted November 2017. Stephen Tanzer. Vinous.
Comes with original wooden case from Domaine.