Beaune 1er Cru Clos de la Feguine Rouge 2005

Domaine Jacques Prieur

Terroir: Domaine Jacques Prieur owns a small 1/2 acre parcel of 1er Cru of Clos de la Fèguine which is perched on a very steep portion of the south facing hillside. This vineyard sits on a former quarry and contains a light brown silty soil made up of gravelly clay and limestone. Ideal drainage.

Vinification: Grapes are hand harvested, strictly sorted and destemmed. The must will sit on the skins for 24 hours prior to fermentation. The wine ages for 17 months of in oak barrels deep in the cellars of Domaine Jacques Prieur.

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Classy. A rich, smooth modern-style red, with purity to its cherry, black currant and mineral notes. There's a layer of firm tannins underneath, but this lasts with echoes of sweet fruit and berry. Best from 2011 through 2022. -Bruce Sanderson, Wine Spectator, May 31, 2008

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  • Score: 92 Points

    Wine Image Wine Spectator Author: Bruce Sanderson
    Date: Saturday, May 31, 2008

    "Classy. A rich, smooth modern-style red, with purity to its cherry, black currant and mineral notes. There's a layer of firm tannins underneath, but this lasts with echoes of sweet fruit and berry. Best from 2011 through 2022."

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