A quaint little commune in the Côte de Nuits region, Flagey-Echézeaux has no AOC tradition as of yet. As a result, their wines might fly under the radar of most wine collectors, dwarfed in reputation by titans from the rest of France. However, don’t be fooled - Flagey-Echézeaux produces heavy-hitters of exceptional quality, and they’re an important part of the French viticultural landscape. These red wines are highly collectible, and their flavor will stay in your memory until the end of days.
Have you ever felt a moment of passionate glee, where the air stops in your throat as your eyes tear up and you’re emotionally uplifted for but a moment, soaring in the cosmic reaches of fantasy? Even if you haven’t, that’s about to change. Flagey-Echézeaux wines wash over your palate (and mind) in a tidal wave of ecstatic flavor, a rich and juicy mixture of earthy forest undergrowth, prune and animal undertones. When paired with a powerful dish like beef rib, the potential of this wine is brought to a whole new level, and you can be sure that your guests will feel the same way.
A wine of this quality screams to be collected. To help you find a perfect match among the glorious reds of Flagey-Echézeaux, we’ve isolated their finest bottles, ones that can shine while in your cellar or on a table surrounded by your favorite people. From romantic dates to family meetings and friendly get-togethers, there’s always a time and place for delicious red wine. Let’s enjoy them together, as a new tradition slowly forms on the gentle soil of Côte de Nuits. Bon appetit.