Viré-Clessé La Verchère 2014

BRET BROTHERS

Viré-Clessé La Verchère
2014

Product code
712888
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Open
Status
Unavailable
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Region
Burgundy
Subregion
Maconnais
Appellation
Viré-Clessé
Varietal(s)
Chardonnay 100 %
Color
White
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
Availability
Winery's website

About this winery

Historically Macon was known primarily as a source of vast quantities of cheap white wines made by village cooperatives – reliable everyday wines, but no match for the great whites of the Cote de Beaune. But that was then and this is now, and today Macon’s whites are recognized to be among the very best wine values on the planet. Jancis Robinson has been saying so for years, and in a recent Wall Street Journal article renowned novelist and wine columnist Jay McInerney declared Domaine de la...

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Press reviews

Burghound.com

- 88 points -

October 2015

Here the nose flirts with a discreet exoticism on the equally expressive nose of lemon zest, white peach and pear-scented aromas. There is excellent detail and intensity to the middle weight flavors that also terminate in a very dry and ever-so-mildly austere finale. This should benefit from a year or two of bottle age to relax as it’s presently quite tightly wound.

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