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: £808.07
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This is more introspective than some. There’s a herbal thing going on amongst the fruits that are red and darker. Super definition to the aromas. The palate offers an instant breadth of completely delicious red fruit before the freshness pulls it into a more upright position. There’s a minor blast of smokiness, then a nippy-fresh grip of rocky tannin. It swells in the mouth. This is really superb: red, fresh and very long indeed. Fabulous. Bowes Wine original note
"Intense and very lively. Lots of excitement. Much racier than many Échezeaux. Transparent. Dry but not drying finish. Good stuff." jancisrobinson.com
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