Beaune 1er Cru Clos de la Feguine Rouge 2009

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.

Additional Information

A great representation of purity of the 2009 vintage. Pinot pefumed nose with a palate of macerated berry, mineral and smoky cedar.

Recent Press

  • Score: 90 Points

    Wine Image Wine Enthusiast Author: Roger Voss
    Date: Thursday, September 1, 2011

    "Combines velvety richness with a lightness of touch and ripe raspberry fruits. The wine is delicious, smooth, soft and opulent."

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