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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was £510.00 £459.00
duty paid price: £554.00
"Pale lemon yellow. An immediate class here, the fruit showing its intensity beneath a lightly reductive covering. Class, purity and even intensity, this Bâtard of which alas there is but a single barrel, ticks all the boxes. A lemongrass note adds a touch of complexity to a brilliantly pure white fruit palate. Great persistence. For the medium plus term, but a gorgeous wine in the making. Alexandre tells me that his brother Marc thinks that this is one of their best ever! He may be right." Jasper Morris MW
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