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Mestre Santenay PC 2013

Mestre Pere et Fils, AOC PC Santenay Beaurepaire, Côte de Beaune, Burgundy, Burgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 2013 On AOC Santenay Santenay is the southernmost outpost of the Côte de Beaune, at the border with the Côte Challonaise.  It comprises the communes of … Continue reading

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Les Silex Chablis 2009

Jacques Bourguignon (negociant-eleveur), Les Silex, AOC Chablis, Yonne, Burgundy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 2009 The Chablis appellation See here for some comments on the appellation and its structure. This wine: lot No. unreadable (below capsule), varietal chardonnay, Diam 1 agglomerate cork closure, … Continue reading

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Theveneot-Brun Bourgogne 2014

Domaine Thevenot-Le-Brun, Les Renardes, AOC Bourgogne Hautes Cotes de Nuits, Cote-d’Or, Bourgogne, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 2014 This wine: lot No. L022014 (on front label), varietal pinot noir, aged in oak of 1 and 2 years age for 12 months, coated natural … Continue reading

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Mac Mahon Meursault 1999

Domaine Veronique de Mac Mahon, Les Meix-Chavaux, AOC Meursault, Cote de Beaune, Burgundy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 1999 Burgundy labels explained. This wine: lot No. LM96 (on front label), varietal chardonnay, coated natural cork closure, stained to 10% length, 13% abv, Gauntleys, … Continue reading

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Domaine Villaine Bouzeron 2014

Domaine A et P de Villaine, AOC Bouzeron, Cote Challonaise, Burgundy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 2014 On AOC Bouzeron An appellation for aligoté only, using traditional vinification, and sometimes oak ageing. There is also the regional entry level AOC Bourgogne Aligoté (one … Continue reading

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Mestre Santenay 2013

Mestre Pere et Fils, AOC Santenay, Cote de Beaune, Burgundy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 2013 On AOC Santenay Santenay is the southernmost outpost of the Cote de Beaune, at the border with the Cote Challonaise.  There are no grand crus in the … Continue reading

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Potel Auxey-Duresses 2005

Nicolas Potel, AOC Auxey-Duresses, Côte de Beaune, Côte-d’Or, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 2005 On AOC Auxey-Duresses The appellation, like Saint Aubin a few kilometres to the south, lies in a west leading valley above the more prestigious crus of the Cote de … Continue reading

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Ch Montrachet PC Morgeot 2015

Domaine Bachey-Legros, Les Petits Clos Vielles Vignes, 1er Cru Morgeot, AOC 1er Cru Chassagne-Montrachet, Cote de Beaune, Burgundy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 2015 Burgundy labels explained. This wine: lot No. none, so a single bottling run, varietal chardonnay, 14 months on the … Continue reading

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Meursault Les Clous 2015

Girardin Pere et Fils, Les Clous, AOC Meursault, Cote de Beaune, Burgundy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 2015 Burgundy labels explained. This wine: lot No. LMCL15 (on the front label), varietal chardonnay, natural cork closure stained over 2-3 mm, both fermented, and then … Continue reading

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Domaine Monnier Meursault 2015

Domaine Jean Monnier & Fils, Vielles Vigne, AOC Meursault, Burgundy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France, 2015 Burgundy labels explained. This wine: lot No. L.03 (on front label), varietal chardonnay, new French oak, 13% abv, coated natural cork closure, Waitrose -25% offer, £27 (04/19). … Continue reading

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