Domaine Pierre Gelin Fixin 2015 - New Canaan Wine

Domaine Pierre Gelin Fixin 2015

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Domaine Pierre Gelin Fixin 2015


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Wines from Fixin are typified by their robust, tannic, and sometimes "sauvage" character. Soils towards the bottom of the hill tend to be a deeper and heavier mixture of limestone mixed with clay where wines tend to be beefy and a bit rougher. The premier crus sit further up the hill on homogenous brown limestone and often display more minerality and finesse. Food Pairing Red Burgundy might be the world's most flexible food wine. The wine's high acidity, medium body, medium alcohol, and low tannins make it very food friendly. Red Burgundy, with its earthy and sometimes gamey character, is a classic partner to roasted game birds, grilled duck breast, and dishes that feature mushrooms, black truffles, or are rich in umami.
Category Red Wine
Region France, Burgundy, Cote de Nuits
Brand Domaine Pierre Gelin
Alcohol/vol 13.3%
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Wine SpectatorCherry jam and spice flavors reign in this succulent red. Features a solid edge of tannins, and all the elements dissolve on the lingering finish. Best from 2020 through 2028. 300 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, May 31, 2018