Domaine Fourrier   Gevrey Chambertin Clos St Jacques

2019 Gevrey Chambertin Clos St Jacques

By Domaine Fourrier

2019 Gevrey Chambertin Clos St Jacques from Domaine Fourrier

In the canon of noteworthy Burgundy vintages, 2019 stands as a benchmark year, defined by its harmonious climate balance and meticulous vineyard management. In this esteemed context, the 2019 Gevrey Chambertin Clos St Jacques from Domaine Fourrier emerges as a wine poised to captivate the discerning collector's palate and attention.

 

A Vintage to Remember: The Exemplary Terroir Expression

Those fortunate enough to uncork the 2019 Gevrey Chambertin Clos St Jacques from Domaine Fourrier are greeted by an elixir that mirrors the lineage of its historic terroir with beguiling fidelity. This vintage offers a multifaceted sensory experience inspired by the climatic graces of 2019 – an optimal growing season marked by a warm summer that was neither too harsh nor too gentle, perfect for developing depth and complexity without sacrificing the essential freshness for longevity.

 

Climatic Precision Meets Winemaking Mastery

The precision of climate in 2019 translated into berries of concentrated flavour, while retaining the quintessential acidity and tannic structure characteristic of a protracted lifespan. Domaine Fourrier has expertly channelled this bounty, marrying tradition with innovation, to fashion a wine that speaks of both its heritage and contemporary triumphs. Articulated through the lens of Clos St Jacques' elevated slopes and revered limestone soils, this vintage is redolent with ripe yet composed red fruits, supported by an underpinning of refined minerality and graceful oak integration achieved through judicious élevage.

Indeed, for those who are strategically augmenting their collections with investment-grade wines, the assertion holds true – the 2019 Gevrey Chambertin Clos St Jacques from Domaine Fourrier commands a position of eminence. As one savours this wine's poised evolution in the glass, it reflects both the grandeur of Gevrey's celebrated crus and the foresight of those who choose to invest in its legacy.

Distinctive attributes – such as its poised aromatic profile and structured finesse – render it not just an expression of winemaking brilliance but also an embodiment of fiscal acumen. A convergence of pleasure and prudence that propels it into the consideration of every fine wine investor.

Current market price

HK$90,130.00

12x75cl

Highest score

95

POP score

628.67

Scores and tasting notes

94-96

Offering up aromas of wild berries, cassis, peonies, exotic spices and orange rind, Fourrier's 2019 Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Clos Saint-Jacques is medium to full-bodied, lively and enveloping, with a deep and multidimensional core of fruit, bright acids and fine concentration. Seamless and elegant, it's an especially sensual vintage of this cvuée.

William Kelley - The Wine Advocate, 14 January 2021

Vintage performance