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Joseph Drouhin Marquis de Laguiche Montrachet Grand Cru 2008

Winemaker's Notes:

The pickers were sent into this vineyard on six separate occasions in order to<br/>pick the bunches at optimum ripeness and this extra work has clearly paid off.<br/>With a rich and seductive nose, the wine is incredibly complex on the palate,<br/>needing more time to come together of course, but nonetheless displaying an<br/>immense volume of fruit, with nicely judged mineral acidity and a truly<br/>stunning aftertaste.

Joseph Drouhin:
In 1880, Joseph Drouhin, who was from the Chablis region originally, chose the city of Beaune to found the business that bears his name.  Over the years and with each generation, the vineyard estate grew.  At the same time, the founder's passionate search for excellence and knowledge was handed down like a family heirloom; Maison Joseph Drouhin continues to ensure this valuable ... Read more
In 1880, Joseph Drouhin, who was from the Chablis region originally, chose the city of Beaune to found the business that bears his name.  Over the years and with each generation, the vineyard estate grew.  At the same time, the founder's passionate search for excellence and knowledge was handed down like a family heirloom; Maison Joseph Drouhin continues to ensure this valuable family heritage. Dedication to the diversity of Burgundy has always been the sole focus and vocation of Maison Joseph Drouhin, as vineyards - mostly premier and grand crus - were acquired in all major areas.   Out of firm conviction, Drouhin has adopted a biological and biodynamic approach to viticulture.  Listening to nature: from vine to glass, at every step in the elaboration of the wine, a profound respect and deference to nature prevails. From its very beginning, Maison Joseph Drouhin has aimed for an ideal of perfection and elegance.  The style of Joseph Drouhin combines balance, harmony and character, providing infinite pleasure.   Thanks to its open-minded world view, Joseph Drouhin introduces the best of Burgundy to all continents.  Its active presence in many countries is the surest proof of its desire to get acquainted and understand other cultures and styles of living. Read less

The pickers were sent into this vineyard on six separate occasions in order to<br/>pick the bunches at optimum ripeness and this extra work has clearly paid off.<br/>With a rich and seductive nose, the wine is incredibly complex on the palate,<br/>needing more time to come together of course, but nonetheless displaying an<br/>immense volume of fruit, with nicely judged mineral acidity and a truly<br/>stunning aftertaste.

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