2018 Domaine Faiveley Musigny Grand Cru

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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BH 97

Burghound, January 2020

(94-97 points) Moderately prominent wood frames strikingly elegant purple fruit, in particular plum, along with a broad array of Asia tea, exotic spice and floral nuances. There is evident refinement to the pure and...
WA 97

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, January 2020

(95 - 97 points) There's an almost unprecedented 400 bottles of Faiveley's 2018 Musigny Grand Cru this year, a tiny cuvée that was vinified with 50% whole cluster. Soaring from the glass with a profound bouquet of...
JM 96

Jasper Morris Inside Burgundy, November 2019

(92-96 points) Made with 50% whole bunches and lodged in 3 x150 litre new barrels from François Frères following their usual recipe. Exceptionally deep purple in colour, but the wine was otherwise hard to tease out. The...
DC 95

Decanter, October 2018

It's not a wine,' says Jérôme Flous, 'it's an experience.' Well, maybe. Now made from two parcels, it sees 50% whole clusters and 100% new wood, producing a wine that is firm, tannic and savoury with lots of ageing...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Nuits
Appellation Chambolle Musigny
Sub-appellation Le Musigny
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2018 Domaine Faiveley Musigny Grand Cru, a captivating red wine hailing from the prestigious Burgundy region of France. Crafted with utmost care and precision by the renowned Domaine Faiveley, this wine showcases the pure essence of Pinot Noir, delivering a sensory experience that is simply unparalleled.

Gaze upon the bottle, adorned with a label that exudes elegance and refinement. As you uncork this masterpiece, the air becomes infused with the enchanting aromas that emanate from within. A deep and rich ruby red color entices the eye, hinting at the complexity that awaits.

Upon the first sip, one is immediately transported to a realm of pure bliss. The 2018 Domaine Faiveley Musigny Grand Cru is a wine that demands attention and reverence. It is not simply a wine; it is an experience. The esteemed wine critic, Jérôme Flous, aptly remarked that this wine transcends the boundaries of a mere beverage.

This vintage is the result of two carefully selected parcels, cultivated with meticulous attention to detail. Fifty percent of the grapes were fermented with whole clusters, lending a distinctive character and enhancing the wine's structure. Aged in 100% new wood, it possesses a firm tannic structure and savoury notes that will continue to evolve and develop with age.

Decanter awarded this wine an impressive 95 points, describing it as a wine with tremendous ageing potential. While it may not be the most graceful Musigny of the vintage, it compensates with an abundance of fruit weight and intensity on the palate. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate bestowed a remarkable score of 97 points, praising its profound bouquet of cherries, wild berries, peonies, incense, and licorice. The wine is full-bodied, layered, and multidimensional, with impeccable balance and a long, resonant finish.

Jasper Morris of Inside Burgundy awarded this wine 96 points, predicting that it will develop even more positively in the future. The exceptionally deep purple hue captivates the senses, while the complex palate reveals intriguing chocolate notes intertwined with the fruit. The stems enliven the wine's softer texture, adding an extra layer of complexity.

Burghound also recognized the magnificence of this wine, granting it a score of 97 points. The wood is moderately prominent, framing the elegant purple fruit, particularly plum. A plethora of Asian tea, exotic spice, and floral nuances dance on the palate. The medium-weight plus flavors possess superb mid-palate concentration, all wrapped in a firm and balanced finish that lingers gracefully.

Indulge in the marvel that is the 2018 Domaine Faiveley Musigny Grand Cru. This wine is a testament to the artistry and expertise of Domaine Faiveley, capturing the essence of its terroir and the character of the vintage. It is a wine that will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression, an opulent symphony for the senses that demands to be savored and cherished.