This domaine has its roots at the start of the 20th century when Henri Lamarche, a cooper, married Marie Grivelet from Chambolle-Musigny. Henri started making his own wines and selling them directly from the estate. It was his son who gained the La Grande Rue vineyard from his wife's family by way of a dowry. This was in the 1930s when there wasn't great demand for burgundy and grands crus attracted more tax, so M Lamarche decided to leave the vineyard as a premier cru (this is despite its location between La Tâche and Romanée-Conti). In 1989 La Grande Rue was elevated to grand cru status by the INAO. Lamarche bottles 14 different wines from a little more than 10 hectares of vineyards.
Case of 6 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £677.99
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A pretty colour, this, and then a fabulous nose of crystallised blue fruits and fruits sauvages, blue and black and a hint of liquorice rootiness. A toasty note from the wood. Across the tongue this is a rich, dense wine of dark sauvage fruit, ripe and quite accessible. The tacky, mineral, earthy core is nicely fresh. And there's a busy death, with clay/limestone spice and juicy freshness combining. Lovely sustain. Super example. Bowes Wine original note
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