2018 Pierre Gelin Fixin Rouge

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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WE 90
WE 90

Wine Enthusiast, December 2021

Notes of black-currant liqueur and preserved black plum are accented with violet petal in this rich and rounded yet sharply balanced Pinot Noir. It's a deeply concentrated, almost meaty sip marked by hints of licorice and...


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

Step into the enchanting world of Burgundy with the exquisite 2018 Pierre Gelin Fixin Rouge. This captivating Pinot Noir hails from the prestigious Cote de Nuits sub-region, nestled in the heart of France's renowned Burgundy wine country. The wine, produced by the esteemed Pierre Gelin, showcases the essence of the terroir and embodies the elegance and finesse for which Burgundy wines are celebrated.

In the glass, this wine displays a mesmerizing ruby red hue that beckons you to explore its depths. The aromas that waft from the glass are a harmonious blend of black-currant liqueur and preserved black plum, intertwining with delicate notes of violet petal. These fragrances provide a captivating introduction to the richness and balance that await on the palate.

On the palate, the 2018 Pierre Gelin Fixin Rouge unveils its true character. It is a wine of remarkable concentration and depth, with a velvety texture that caresses the tongue. The flavors of black-currant liqueur and preserved black plum take center stage, accompanied by subtle hints of licorice and charred earth. Each sip is a sensory experience, with layers of complexity revealing themselves with every moment.

The finish of this Pinot Noir is a testament to its exceptional craftsmanship. It leaves a lasting impression with its fine, silky tannins that delicately frame the wine's robust structure. The 2018 Pierre Gelin Fixin Rouge is a wine that can be enjoyed now, but its potential for aging is undeniable. It has the ability to evolve and develop further nuances over the next few years, making it a worthwhile addition to any cellar.

This remarkable wine has garnered critical acclaim, receiving a score of 90 points from Wine Enthusiast. The publication describes it as a rich and rounded yet sharply balanced Pinot Noir, with a deeply concentrated and almost meaty character. The review also highlights the wine's fringed finish, adorned with fine, silky tannins.

Indulge in the splendor of Burgundy with the 2018 Pierre Gelin Fixin Rouge. This wine is a testament to the artistry and passion of its producer, Pierre Gelin, and a true reflection of the exceptional terroir of the Cote de Nuits. Pair it with roasted game, mushroom risotto, or simply savor it on its own to fully appreciate its beauty.