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Domaine Faiveley
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Red wine 1995 Chambertin-Clos de Beze AOC, Burgundy, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Pinot Noir
Registration number: #F-CCdB95

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Last reviewed: 23 November, 2005

Grand-Cru location (also Chambertin-Clos de Bèze) in the Burgundian community of Gevrey-Chambertin; see there

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