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
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duty paid price: £714.47
Superb, dense aromas of sweet cake spices and dark damson fruit, all a touch peppery N.B. the pepperiness in wine is, apparently, down to a sesquiterpene called rotundone. You can charm dinner party guests with that one. After a while, a cherry note, red and black and a touch high toned emerges. This is dense and really cool and the structure starts very close to the front. Ripe, but quite blocky tannins are very fresh. A fascinating wine. Bowes Wine original note
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