Sunday, January 17, 2016

Domaine Faiveley (Nuits-Saint-Georges) -- 2014 Part I: Côte Chalonnaise and Côte de Beaune Reds Tasted from Cask and Tank Samples

Harvesting in 2014 began on 11 September and proceeded very quickly, said Erwan Faiveley. There was very little use of whole clusters – mostly in the Mercurey, Framboisère; Chambolle-Amoureuses; Musigny; and Nuits-Chaignots. Malolactic fermentations tended to be rather late, and in fact, for some wines, they had to be assembled “en masse” in order to get the malos to finish. (Continue reading here.)