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.
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The nose here is wonderfully dense, shows richness and a wealth of minerals. There's a touch of oatiness to the grapefruit and an intriguiing hint of aniseed. This is a very mineral wine. Freshness is really incisive and, together with the spicy minerality forms something of great purpose. Very long and returning to the freshness with a scrunch at the back. There's the merest hint of the wood. This coats the mouth in a very fine minerality. A long and lemony wine of great resource.
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