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Comtes Lafon Macon Milly Lamartine Clos du Four 2018
Comtes Lafon Macon Milly Lamartine Clos du Four 2018


 
Our Price: $250.00
Sale Price: $220.00
Savings: $30.00
Bottle-size : 75 cl

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Dominique Lafon had been eyeing land and property in the Maconnais for some time before he eventually bought some cellars and vineyards around the village of Milly. Here he recognised an opportunity to produce some very good yet very well-priced wines which is exactly what he has achieved. These are intense, complex examples of Mâcon, aged in a mixture of steel tanks, wooden foudres, and demi-muid oak casks. The flavours are intense but there is great finesse here, too. Fine vibrant flavours of juicy peaches and citrus fruits, gently mineral with a twist of nectarine stone, limestone and minerals. This is so well balanced, there is not a hair out of place, and is so long and breathtakingly elegant. From the rocky, shallow soils of the Clos du Four vineyard in Milly.

The 2017 Mâcon-Milly-Lamartine Clos du Four unfurls in the glass with scents of pear, waxy lemon rind, white flowers and subtle hints of praline. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, satiny and enveloping, with a bright spine of acidity, good depth at the core and a long, chalky finish. This is one of the finest renditions of this cuvée in recent years, and it comes warmly recommended.Wine Advocate 92+ (2017)

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