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2010 Joseph Roty - Gevrey Chambertin Les Fontenys 1er Cru

FRANCE / BURGUNDY / GEVREY-CHAMBERTIN
  • 93 IWC
  • Variety
    Pinot Noir
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SKU: 50842-2010-750-3A
  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 93

    (75% new oak): Good dark red. Ripe, vibrant nose offers kirsch , redcurrant, cedar and a whiff of black pepper. At once silky-sweet and tangy, with lovely inner-mouth energy to the fine-grained red and darker fruit flavors. Notes of violet and minerals emerge with air. Finishes broad, lively and long, with harmonious acidity and ripe tannins giving the wine solid structure for aging. More refined than the 2011 version.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: March/April 2013
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  • Burgundy is home to some of the greatest and most expensive wines in the world. Stretching from Auxerre in the north to Lyon in the south, the region's most famous section is the limestone-rich Côte d'Or. Vineyards in Burgundy are classified according to their locations on the hillsides. Only 2% of total production is from grand cru sites, while premier cru and village-level wines are more common. It is rare for one domaine to own an entire vineyard; rather the land has been divided down to individual rows, in some cases as a result of inheritance laws. While other varieties can be found in Burgundy, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay reign supreme. The best examples are capable of aging for 15 years or more, a rarity for these two varieties, making them highly valuable. 

    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 37 bottles owned
    • 7 collectors