2015 Gevrey Chambertin Fontenys

Roty; Joseph

92Average Score
Red
2020-2040
12x75cl
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0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£1,022.00
6x75cl
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0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£511.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
92
Drinking window
2020-2040
Critic Notes

The 2015 Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru les Fontenys has an expressive bouquet with perfumed red cherries, wild strawberry and dried rose petal notes that are beautifully defined. The palate is very well balanced with candied red and black fruit on the entry, a dash of white pepper, pain d'epices and a very structured, focused finish that lingers for a minute in the mouth. Cellar this away for 4-5 years to reap the rewards. Dec 2016, www.robertparker.com, Drink: 2020-2040

Score: 92-94/100Neal MartinDrinking Window: 2020-2040

(from 80+ year old vines). This is more elegant still with its cool essence of red cherry, plum, violet, lilac and spice-nuanced nose. There is a lovely sense of tension and energy to the bigger-bodied and more mineral-inflected medium-bodied flavors that culminate in an impressively long finish that is a beautiful combination of refinement and power. Note well though that this is going to require extended cellaring. Dec 2016, www.burghound.com

Score: 91-93/100Allen Meadows, Burghound

The 2015 Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Les Fontenys wafts from the glass with a ripe bouquet of plum, cassis, rich spice and roasted meat. On the palate, the wine is full-bodied, ample and layered, with a lavish attack and deep core of dark fruit, marked by the vintage but still structured for the long haul. The average age of the Roty's vines in Les Fontenys is around 70 years, and they seem to have handled the warmth of 2015 well. Apr 2018, www.robertparker.com

Score: 92-/100William Kelley
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Sub-region
Gevrey Chambertin
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
2020-2040
Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Sub-region
Gevrey Chambertin
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
2020-2040
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