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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Mâcon

Grape Variety:

Chardonnay

Viré Clessé, 2020

6x1.5L £235.00

5 cases Equiv. £39.17 per bottle

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12x75cl £220.00

5 cases Equiv. £18.33 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

A simply ravishing wine, the best Vire-Clesse we can remember tasting. Seductively floral yellow fruits give great allure to the nose; the palate is equally enticing with hauntingly refined seamless flavours of nectarine, citrus and honeysuckle. Sheer beauty. From a selection within 7ha that was 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, and are a massale selection of the rare muscat variety of Chardonnay.

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