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Château de Marsannay





Grape Variety:

Pinot Noir

Marsannay, Clos du Roy, 2018

6x75cl £205.00

9 cases Equiv. £34.17 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Deep, layered but silky. Simply the most intense, complex and concentrated Marsannay we have tasted. Compact and dark-fruited to begin with, but this does slowly unwind to reveal mouth-cleansing limestone characteristics alongside racy bramble, cherry and loganberry fruit wrapped in glossy, binding tannins. A staggering statement of the quality potential Marsannay can reach. A cuvée made from a plot of 70-year old vines planted on stony soils with a clay subsoil. A great vineyard and surely a candidate for 1er Cru status if Marsannay ever wins the right. Fermented with whole bunches only and so intense that it will receive an extra six months in barrel compared to the other Marsannays.

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