Marsannay, Clos du Roy
Château de Marsannay

Marsannay, Clos du Roy, 2017


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2017

75cl

DP

£51.41


2017

6x75cl

DP

£308.42



Château de Marsannay, Marsannay, Clos du Roy, 2017

2017

Justerini & Brooks Tasting note

Château de Marsannay, Marsannay, Clos du Roy, 2017

Snappy, minerally and gravelly limestone characteristics underpin the tense, taut fruit. A plethora of concentrated, small berry flavours with dark notes of cassis complete the picture. The most backward and intense of the Chateau’s Marsannays but the most serious and complex too. A cuvée made from a plot of 70 year-old vines planted stony soils with a clay subsoil. A great vineyard and surely a candidate for 1er Cru status if Marsannay ever wins the right.

ABV:
13.5%

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France

region:
Burgundy

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Château de Marsannay

Château de Marsannay

Since 2012 Château de Marsannay has been owned by the Halley family, at the same time they bought the Château de Meursault. They own 34 hectares of superbly situated vines, and as with Château de Meursault, have invested heavily in realising the estate’s huge potential. The Domaine is managed by Château de Meursault’s Stephane Follin-Arbelet, who is overseeing a quality revolution, but Château de Marsannay have their own winemaking team, lead by the fantastic, and award-winning, Sylvain Pabion. Winemaking is classic and adaptive, largely de-stalked but with whole bunches when necessary, a cold-soaked prior to fermentation and then ageing in a mixture of new and used oak barriques for over a year. Alongside Château de Meursault, this is on course to become one of the largest organic certified estates in the Côte d'Or.

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