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An up-and-coming domaine in the hands of Laurent Fournier, who has farmed it organically since 2004 and is currently undergoing certification. He is moving towards 350-litre barrels to avoid the overt taste of new wood while still letting the wine breathe through the staves. Marsannay bottlings include Cuvée St-Urbain, Les Longeroies (red and white), Clos du Roy and les Trios Terres old-vines cuvee, made with most of the stems included. Other vineyards include Gevrey-Chambertin and Fixin Les Petits Crais.
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Laurent reports a difficult start to the season, with mildew pressure, while the flowering went better in the late sectors than the earlier ones. A good, healthy crop though, so Laurent was able to use some whole bunch fermentation. Rich fruit but high acidity is the hallmark of the year, he thinks. The harvest began with Clos du Chapitre on 4th October and finished by the 12th.
Bottle 6 x 75cl
Bottle 12 x 75cl