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    1 873
  • Producer ranking ?

    70
  • Decanting time

    -
  • When to drink

    Now
  • Food Pairing

    Salads

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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 ...

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Vintage 1996

1996 VINTAGE in Burgundy

Maturity levels were in general high following a long hot summer. The wines from the famous Pinot Noir have an intense ruby red colour with lush red fruit aromas. They are wines that are comparable with the outstanding 88s and 89s. The whites are just as outstanding full-bodied with elegant vibrant Chardonnay fruit and sweet white flower and grilled nut aromas. These are wines that have the potential to age magnific...

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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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