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Colour: White
Producer: Bachelet Monnot
Region: Burgundy
Appellation: Maranges
Grape Variety: Chardonnay

Maranges, La Fussière, 1er Cru, Blanc, 2021

Tasting Note:

Just seven barrels were produced in 2021, less than half a normal crop. Such a measured, fine, precise Maranges, all purity and delicate expression. Sparkling salty mineral notes combine with detailed breezy citrus in this lively and beautifully proportioned white Burgundy. It could easily pass for a wine from a more lauded commune. Fermentation and élevage take place in 350 litre barrels, with no bâtonnage, for 12 months, before six months in stainless steel. This comes from the higher part of the Fussière vineyard where the poor soil is well suited to producing white wines.

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