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.
A lovely nose of ripe orchard fruit. I found a hint of grapefruit to the lightly smoked nut apple fruit aromas: delicious! This is very zippy and direct and there's great limestone grip to be found here. Touch of salinity. Fabulous arrow like shape. Very, very long wine. Super Santenay.
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