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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Mâcon

Grape Type:

Chardonnay

Mâcon Chardonnay, Clos de la Crochette, 2016

12x75cl £165.00

10 cases, 3 bottles

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Tasting Note:

Beautifully-scented floral orchard fruit. Notes of Williams pear, Cox apple, and citrus with an elegant, creamy texture. Bright, clear and open. Seductive and moreish. A most stylish rendition of a classic Mâcon style. The Clos de la Crochette’s grapes are usually the first to be picked on Lafon’s Mâconnais estate, being well exposed and one of the lower vineyards at 200 metres above sea level. The wine is aged half in large oak foudres and half in oak demi-muid barrels.

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