The $10,000 Cellar, Part Two

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Domaine René Leclerc

With a relatively large group of vineyards totaling over 12 hectares, the wines of René Leclerc (save tiny amounts of his Grand Cru Griotte-Chambertin) are generally readily available, which translates into affordability as well. I know I am somewhat at odds with many of my wine loving friends with my fondness for René Leclerc’s wines, but they seem to bring together fruit, soil and a touch of wine making with wonderful brightness and drive. These are wines that seem neither modern nor traditional, neither structured nor fruit-driven, simply pure and pretty intense to boot. And they remain very affordable!

Rene Leclerc Gevrey-Chambertin Combes aux Moines $70

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  • Snooth User: JonDerry
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    Great stuff, love going to school on Burgudy.

    Apr 11, 2012 at 8:24 PM

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