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Faiveley Echezeaux Grand Cru "En Orveaux" 2020
Faiveley Echezeaux Grand Cru "En Orveaux" 2020
France
Per Bottle:
$434.99
Per case of 6:
$2,609.94
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Vintage:
2020
Type:
Red Wine
Description
2020 is a solar vintage yet the wines show a lot of freshness. The yields are low but the quality is excellent with a perfect degree of ripeness. The harvest was early in the year under scortching weather and came to an end on September 1st. Our Côte de Nuits wines have a beautiful typicity: they are concentrated, floral and fresh with all the finesse of their grape variety.
Taste
Clear ruby hue and an enticing nose offering fruity and toasty notes. The palate is smooth and fruity with silky tannins and a long, lingering finish. This grand cru offer a firm, well-balanced structure and excellent ageing potential.
Cellaring Potential
10 to 25 years
Food Matching
Fillet steak with Roquefort sauce, wild boar stew, grilled sirloin steak
Vinification
The grapes are harvested and sorted by hand. The proportion of de-stemmed grapes and whole clusters varies depending on the vintage. The wines are punched down daily in order to extract colour, tannins and aromas from the skin of the grapes. After a 19 day vatting period, the alcoholic fermentation is complete. The free-run wine is run off using a gravity system whilst the marc is pressed slowly and gently in order to extract an exceptionally pure press wine. The wines are aged for 16-18 months in French oak barrels (60% new oak and 40% one-wine barrels) which have been selected for their fine grain and moderate toast. The wines are left to age in our cellars at consistent, natural hygrometry and temperature.
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