2019 Fixin Les Crais, Domaine Berthaut-Gerbet

2019 Fixin Les Crais, Domaine Berthaut-Gerbet

This wine has been bottled as a single vineyard cuvée by Amélie’s father for many years, and remains the flagship wine of the estate. It is just over a hectare and sits right in the heart of the appellation, just below the village itself. The alluvial soils, particularly at the bottom of the parcel, are well-draining. The vines age between 15 and 70 years, and the wine has a brilliantly grippy fresh fruit drive with ample tannins and a spicy backbone.

Critic score
92/100 info
Pricing
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Bottle
From a client
6 available
£85.36
Case, 6 Bottles
From a client
Report
1 available
£512.88

Wine details

  • Region & country
    Les Crais (AOC Villages), Fixin, Côte de Nuits, Burgundy, France
  • Grape
    Pinot Noir
  • Maturity
    Young 2023 - 2029info
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)

Tasting notes

The 2019 Fixin Les Crais, which includes 20% stems addition, sports dark berry fruit like the Les Clos, touches of iodine and violet, showing just a little more amplitude by comparison. The palate is medium-bodied with sappy black fruit, very harmonious with lovely salinity. This feels very cohesive with a persistent finish. As good Fixin gets basically.

Neal Martin, vinous.com (December 2020)
(91—93)/100

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