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2005 | Comtes Lafon | Meursault Charmes

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White Wine: 2005 | Comtes Lafon | Meursault Charmes

Characterised by notes of almond, white flowers and hazelnut, this Meursault presents characteristic fruity aromas.

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Producer: Comtes Lafon

Ratings: WA | 94

Vintage: 2005

Size: 750ml

ABV: 13%

Varietal: Chardonnay

    Country/Region: France, Meursault Charmes

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      Detailed Description

      Characterised by notes of almond, white flowers and hazelnut, this Meursault presents characteristic fruity aromas (pear and apple) in the mouth while remaining rich and creamy.

        Reviews:

        • Wine Advocate: Aromas of peach and vanilla. Rich, fat and classically dry, with compelling purity to the lemon, crushed stone and mineral flavors. Perfectly integrated acidity extends the palate-staining, layered finish. With a blend of 15-, 45- and 75-year-old vines in his 1.7-hectares holding in Charmes, Lafon has the flexibility each year to make one of Burgundy's top Meursault bottlings.

        Producer Information

        Domaine des Comtes Lafon is a wine producer in Burgundy making some of the most lauded (and highly priced) white wines from Chardonnay in the region. It is located in Meursault in the Côte de Beaune subregion, but has vineyards in three other villages: Chassagne-Montrachet, Volnay and Monthélie. Comtes Lafon's house and cellar were built in 1869 by the Boch family, but its reputation as a winery was most heavily influenced by Jules Lafon, who married Marie Boch in 1894. Lafon bought many of the significant premier cru plots in Meursault and Volnay, and in 1919, parcels in the grand cru Le Montrachet vineyard. Domaine des Comtes Lafon saw an extended period of sharecropping after Jules Lafon's death and the future of the estate became uncertain. It was Jules' grandson René Lafon who took an interest in the winery and fought to stop the division of the vineyards – a move that secured the future of the domaine. Despite René's intervention, many of the lease agreements with the sharecroppers remained in place for decades. Comtes Lafon was making highly regarded whites in many vintages but without consistency.

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