HDH Wine

2014 Corton, Clos des Cortons Faiveley, Domaine Faiveley

Côte de Beaune, grand cru

PRICE:
$165.00 per Bottle

SIZE:
750ml

AVAILABLE:
10 Bottles

 

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TASTING NOTES

"A perfumed, fresh, cool and moderately restrained nose speaks of various red and dark berries along with plenty of iron-inflected earth, game and pretty floral nuances. The generous but well-delineated flavors certainly don't lack for size, weight and power as they coat the palate while buffering the notably firm tannic spine on the muscular, driving and wonderfully persistent finish. While like virtually all vintages of this wine, it is of course built-to-age but what is interesting about the 2014 version is how sophisticated the supporting tannins are." Allen Meadows, Burghound.com, Issue 73
(AM, 01/10/2019)

Rating: 94
Drink from: 2029+


"This is pure, featuring cherry, berry, floral and spice aromas and flavors married to a vivid structure. Firms up nicely as the fruit and supporting matrix build to a long finish. Best from 2020 through 2033. 120 cases imported." Wine Spectator
(WS, 03/31/2017)

Rating: 94
Drink from: 2020-2033


"Bright medium-dark red. Reticent but very pure aromas of cherry, dark berries, licorice, musky underbrush and salty minerals; smells riper and less peppery than the '13, and a bit Cabernet-like. Thick but fresh on entry, then wonderfully suave, juicy and fine-grained in the mid-palate, showing terrific vibrancy and lift as well as a rose petal topnote that's not yet present in the 2015. Still plenty of medicinal reserve here but this is a step up in finesse from the 2013 and distinctly longer and subtler on the aftertaste. Finishes with very fine-grained, tongue-saturating tannins and a subtle whiplash of pungent red and black fruits, minerals and soil. There's incipient body here but the wine is still youthfully imploded and more salty than sweet. Its balance and finesse, though, make it easy to taste today. Extended aeration brought an even silkier texture and lovely sweet Pinot tang of red berries, rose petal and minerals, even a hint of blood orange. Obviously still very young but this wine struck me as a bit more pliant than it was shortly after bottling. It's also hard to believe that such a stylish wine could have been produced here under the old regime." Stephen Tanzer, Vinous.com
(AG, 03/21/2019)

Rating: 94
Drink from: 2024-2042


"Mid crimson. Elegantly perfumed with dark fruit and a fine depth of fruit framed by supple, compact tannins. Extremely moreish and finishes long and fresh. Very long." Julia Harding MW, JancisRobinson.com
(JR, 11/11/2015)

Rating: 17.5
Drink from: 2020-2032


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