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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Mâcon

Grape Type:

Chardonnay

Viré Clessé, 2018

6x150cl £215.00

Equiv. £35.83 per bottle

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12x75cl £200.00

10 cases, 8 bottles £16.67 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Lovely definition on nose. Mouthcoating but fine, with a wonderful mineral dimension, and taut very persistent flavours. Fabulous tension here. Joyous and inviting. A 7ha plot originally part of the Château de Vire 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, of which some of the plants are a massale selection of the rare muscat variety of Chardonnay.

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