Produced on the commune of Flagey-Echézeaux, this grand Cru red is a part of the most famous wines and the most noble of Burgundy.
The Echezeaux 1990 Fabrice Vigot is wine from the owner collecting. Rich, complex, intense in aromas, this wine is voluptuous and delicate, the trademark grands crus of Burgundy. Silky, fat and mellow with fine tannins, delicate, and flexible. The palate is net, the balance pleasant, the finish with aromas of sous bois and mushrooms.
Wine and Food pairings :
Pieces of game fur or roasted meat, beautiful pieces of red meat.
Serving temperature of wine : 15 to 16°
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Vin année de naissance
The wines vintage old for sale online are derived from the conservation in good conditions.
They will be shipped in specialized containers, avoiding the shocks and protecting them from the temperature changes.
They will make wonderful gifts year of birth for the birthday of a loved one or for an enlightened amateur of wine.
Red: its colour is ruby, shading towards the darker tones of magenta and purple. Its bouquet is redolent of animal, spice notes, underbrush, and prune, evolving with age towards musk, leather, fur and mushroom. When young, its aromas suggest rose, violet and fresh cherry. On the palate, there is a heightened attack and an agreeable balance between supple tannins and fully-rounded flavour. The dense texture and tight grain of these wines fully open after 4-5 years in the cellar.
Wine Steward’s Tip
Wines so powerful and full demand to be matched with dishes of the samecalibre. Virile, four-sided tannins cry out for roast lamb, rib steak, or joints of game. Autumn and winter dishes in the right setting match the profound and meaty personality of these great wines: braised beef or pork, for example, or any other good red meat. Fine, whole-milk, soft-centred cheeses will also do them proud. Serving temperature: 15 to 16°C.
The wine-growing village of Flagey-Échezeaux lies in the plaine, so-called, between Vougeot and Vosne-Romanée in the Côte de Nuits. Facing east, the Grands-Échezeaux vines are a prolongation of Musigny following the North-South axis of the Côte, but more regular and less broken in their layout. At the bottom end, the Climat known as La Combe d’Orveau separates them from Musigny. The Échezeaux vineyards, for their part, divide the Clos de Vougeot vineyard from the Vosne-Romanée Premiers Crus vineyards. Grands-Échezeaux and Échezeaux both date their AOC Grands Crus from July 31, 1937. Like the Clos de Vougeot (from which they are separated only by a wall), they were founded by the monks of the abbey of Cîteaux and date from the 12th and 13th centuries. Their name derives from chesaux, a word of Gallo-Roman origin meaning a group of dwellings, presumably referring to an ancient hamlet.
Belonging geologically to the Jurassic (175 million years BC), the GrandsÉchezeaux vineyards are fairly homogeneous and lie close to the upper part of the Clos de Vougeot. Gradient: 3-4%. Soil: clay-limestone overlying Bajocien limestone. Altitudes: 250 metres. The Échezeaux Climats have more diverse soils (largely bajocien marls with pebbly overlay). Altitudes vary from 230 to a little over 300 metres (13% gradient at mid-slope). Up-slope, the soil is deep (70-80 cm). Gravels, red alluvium, yellowish marl, etc., make up quite a complex mosaic.