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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Dense aromas, very Chassagne, of dried flowers. This is cool and upright and very fresh. A dense wine, with a sweetness of citrus: grapefruit and lemon and that sour saline acidity that appears to be a signature for this stunning vintage. There's a quince like quality to the fruit and piquant, upright minerality. Whoa! This is a village wine?!?
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