On my November 2018 trip I had the opportunity to vist Domaine Faiveley to taste the 2017 vintage.
As last time Erwan Faiveley conducted the tasting himself, choosing a fine but limited selection of the best wines in the huge portfolio of Faiveley wines.
This time I tasted both red (will come in a separate article) and a few whites – as Domaine Faiveley now also makes some top end whites – after taking over some very interesting wineyards from Domaine Monnot in 2008 – including plots in Bâtard Montrachet and Bienvenue-Bâtard Montrachet. These whites now seem to be in place style and quality wise – and should really not be overlooked.
Faiveley is still investing time and money in better quality. One of these investments is the restoration and rebuilding the old winery in the center of Nuits-Saint-Georges … a huge project that is now completed.
Impressions from the winery in Nuits-Saint-Georges
The rebuilding and renovation of the Nuits-Saint-Georges vinery is complete … a truly remarkable project – and the result is stunningly beautiful.
But lets go to the notes for the 2017s:
Tasting notes from October 17th 2017
All the wines were tasted from cask in the new Faiveley winery in Nuits-Saint-Georges, where the 2017 vintage is placed for the elevage.
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