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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Mâcon

Grape Variety:

Chardonnay

Mâcon Chardonnay, Clos de la Crochette, 2020

12x75cl £190.00

5 cases Equiv. £15.83 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

A different profile of wine to the other, more southerly, Mâcons in the Lafon stable. More open and aromatic with crisp orchard fruit. There is great tension and finesse here. Impressively bright, graceful and gently floral. 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. From the northern sector of the Mâcon, near to Uchizy.

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