Marc and Alex Bachelet have rapidly taken their 10 hectare domaine to the top of the Burgundy hierarchy. They work their vineyards naturally, eschewing herbicides. And they practice pre-ox for their whites, a technique whereby the pressed juice is allowed to oxidise before fermentation, stabilising the finished wine and obviating the risk of prem-ox i.e. the wine ageing prematurely. A domaine renowned for their electric white wines, do not ignore their reds, which are utterly delicious too. The domaine headquarters are in the delightfully-named Dézize-lès-Maranges, in the very south of the Côte de Beaune.
Case of 6 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £160.07
Deep blue-ish ruby: lovely colour. Lovely pure and ripe domestic fruit. There’s plum and raspberry fruit of impressive ripeness and purity. Touch of mint. Rich, plush entry. Red fruits swaddle the tongue softly. Then it gains cool limestone grip and spice. Very long wine, becoming more direct after a very hedonistic opening. Nippy, spicy grip lasts long. There’s some decently fresh acidity within. Delicious and will come ‘round quite soon, I think. Bowes Wine original note
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