Jules Lafon was born in March 1864 in south-west France. Thirty years later he married a girl whose family owned vineyards and made wine in Meursault. Jules was made a count by the Roman catholic church and went on to create the paulée in Meursault: a party to celebrate the end of harvest. Jules acquired a number of new vineyards to add to the estate's production. The domaine has been run by Dominique Lafon since 1984.
Case of 6 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £1,456.07
"Rich and very powerful fruit framed by obvious pain grillé aromas explodes from the glass with rich, almost unctuous flavors offering ripe and very fresh peach notes plus a nice touch of finishing complexity and great persistence. Curiously, this is sweet and delicious with a bit more density but ultimately, the flavors are less precise and not quite as classy." Burghound - N.B. Lafon is one of the very many domaines that has suffered from premature oxidation in its wines. Speaking to those who drink Lafon on a regular basis, I understand that 2001 is one of the less affected vintages. However, there is always a chance of disappointment. Caveat emptor! I see positive notes on this wine up to December 2017 on Cellar Tracker.
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