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Sweet start with gentle concentration. Interestingly different and individual. Rounded with a honeyed touch, but still fresh, savoury even. Pure.
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(from 10+ year old vines) There is just enough reduction present to blur slightly the clarity of what appears to be a ripe mix of both white and yellow orchard fruit scents. The clean, cool and precise flavors possess good energy as well as a lovely mouth feel on the saline-inflected and exceptionally refreshing finish. I like the refined mouth feel and if this adds more depth than is envisioned by my rating then I may be judging this a bit too conservatively. 2018+
89 Allen Meadows, www.Burghound.com (Jun 2014)
Slight matchstick reduction and not so much opulent fruit as their Morgeot. Clean and satisfying with a lowish acidity. 2015-2020
16.5 Richard Hemming - www.JancisRobinson.com
92 Tim Atkin MW, www.timatkin.com
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Laurent's wife Marie-Anne inherited half of her family's property, the Pommard domaine of Pothier-Rieusset, and he and his father have now bought the other half. The wines from this domaine represent excellent value, and they age very well too, despite being attractive young. Laurent's 1992 Grandes Ruchottes came top of a tasting of wines of that vintage in 2012, ahead of some supposedly much 'grander' domaines. Laurent manages to pack in a lot alongside his running of the vineyard. He has a sophisticated microlight which he flies to all corners of France, he keeps and hunts hawks, and conducts the Chassagne brass band as well as dabbling in Mayoral duties - on top of being a father.
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