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.
Case of 3 Magnums
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duty paid price: £181.67
N.B. Vines here are 80-90 years of age. This is darker, showing cherry and plum fruit sweetly spiced and a touch rooty. Lovely purity to the aromas. A sip reveals supple, plush fruit: a pure entry of black plum fruit. Then with a flicker the acidity kicks in and quickly takes the reins, controlling shape and driving forward. As ever, this is a more backward wine, big and structured. It's also mightily impressive. Bowes Wine original note
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