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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Aromas here are darker, as one would expect. They carry an earthy spiciness and express pure black plum fruit. The entry is plush, but there’s instant evidence of spicy-rich structure. This is quite backward, with rich and spicy tannin gripping finely through to the very, very long finish. Lots going on here. A super example. Bowes Wine original note
"Like other wines from Lamarche, this is understated but very pure and charming." Neal Martin
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