The Faiveley family has been running this domain since 1825. In 2005 Erwan Faiveley succeeded his father in the management of the property which is one of the largest ones in Burgundy: 10 hectares of Grands Crus and nearly 25 hectares of 1ers Crus, including several monopoly climates (Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Clos des Issarts, Beaune 1er Cru Clos de l'Ecu or the Clos des Cortons Faiveley Grand Cru). The vineyard remains very fragmented with an average appellation size of 1 hectare. In general, the wines of the domain are dense and fruity.
About the cuvée
The domaine's Musigny comes from a microscopic plot of 3.38 acres, planted with vines whose average age in 2005 was 60 years. This is one of of Burgundy's most sought-after grand crus. And rightly so: its exceptional soil produces one of the finest Burgundy wines in the Côte de Nuits. A legend of a wine, for drinking after 8-20 years' aging.
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