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The Story

Situated at the heart of the village, behind the house, this 2.1 ha parcel is a totally enclosed 'monopoly'.
It faces due east on a slight slope, in shallow, clay soil on a subsoil of hard limestone. The upper reaches of the parcel has been replanted in april 2004 (half an hectare). 0.8 ha are 50 years old and 0.8 ha are between 30 and 25.
The wines it produces are rich and fairly mineral ,with a pronounced citrus fruit aroma when young and marked acidity on the finish. This Meursault should be kept for at least 5 to 7 years to allow it to settle down.

Appellation Meursault
Parcel Clos de la Barre
Exposure East
Surface area 2 ha 12 ares
Gradient

0 to 2%

Plantation dates 1950, 1975, 1999, 2004
Rootstock 161-49
Graft Mass selection, clones for the 1999 and 2004 vines

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Fine mid-yellow colour but lacks a little freshness. Attractive aromas of mature wine. There is a slight heaviness here, as if the weight of the wine had separated from the acidity. The nose becomes honied and a little tired quite quickly. A second bottle was somewhat fresher but again did start to tire when exposed to the air. Drink up, as there is clearly some bottle variation with this wine.

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Origin

Beaune, Burgundy

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