Héritiers du Comte Lafon Mâcon Bussières Le Monsard 2019 Bottle size: 750ml

France, Burgundy
R525
In stock
(Only 4 left)
92
DEC
New
'From 0.74ha in a single vineyard in Bussières, with a southwest exposure and thin clay soils over limestone, similar to those of Pouilly-Fuissé. The grapes are whole cluster pressed and fermented in foudres, to produce a wine with ripe apricot and citrus aromas, plus a rich but balanced feel on the palate. Drinking Window 2021 - 2029.' – Charles Curtis MW, Decanter, 92/100 (Oct 2020)

'Very marked acidity. Halfway to Meursault. In this southern sector they make crisp wines even in hot vintages. Very long. Drink 2023-2027.' – Jancis Robinson, JancisRobinson.com, 16.5/20
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Condition New
Drink to Drink or cellar
Variety Chardonnay
Rating DEC 92
Producer information Considered one of the finest winemakers in France, Meursault-God Dominique Lafon bought property in the Mâcon in 1999. He believed strongly in the region, but felt that too few vignerons had attempted to realise its full potential. Thus, in the very same spirit that he runs his renowned Meursault domaine, Dominique utilises biodynamic viticulture, intense soil rejuvenation, tight yield control and rigorous green harvesting in the Mâcon. Ageing occurs in a mixture of steel tanks, wooden foudres, and demi-muid oak casks, and he produces some of the most complex, vibrant and impressive wines the region has ever seen!
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