Chambertin Clos de Bèze, Domaine Faiveley 1990

RegionBurgundy
SubregionGevrey-Chambertin
ColourRed
TypeStill


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Burgundy1990Chambertin Clos de Bèze, Domaine Faiveley

Level approx. 4.5cm

BT01283.33
212.50
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Tasting Notes

Funky, earthy, slightly stewed, roasted fruit nose and while the flavors are rich and full-bodied, there is a lack of nuance and freshness. This was clearly a substandard bottle. 86/now Note: I've had this several times, most recently in November of 1999 and the wine showed extremely well, scoring

Score: 92Allen Meadows, Burghound.com (9), January 2003

Much deeper in color than the 1985, the 1990 Chambertin Clos de Bèze has abundant dark berry fruit on the nose: black cherries, raisin, dried fig and melted asphalt on a August afternoon. The palate is nicely focused, very pure and vitamin-like. Sweet and playful and if one is to criticize, missing some precision on the finish, this somewhat rugged 1990 has plenty to offer, though it is not a first division Chambertin in the context of the vintage. Drink 2014-2022

Score: 90Neal Martin, Wine Advocate (215), October 2014

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