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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Mâcon

Grape Type:

Chardonnay

Viré Clessé, 2017

12x75cl £195.00

10 cases, 10 bottles

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6x150cl £210.00

4 cases

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Tasting Note:

Gorgeous. Really fine and expressive. Outgoing but with a class and style. A fine acidity supports the fragrant notes of peach and ripe cox apple with a Sicilian lemon twist. Finishes long and refreshing. Seamless. A beauty. A 7ha originally part of the Château de Viré estate that Dominique Lafon acquired in 2009. Only a small proportion actually goes into this wine, the rest is declassified into Mâcon-Villages. The vines are old, up to 75 years-old, and are a massale selection of the rare muscat variety of Chardonnay.

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