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Mercurey Clos Rochette Blanc Blle 2008

Winemaker's Notes:

"Good pale green-tinged color. Pure aromas of pineapple and wet stone, with a fusel, riesling-like smokiness. Dense, sweet and tactile, with a saline minerality and floral high notes giving this unusual character and complexity for its appellation (Hervet describes this southeast-facing slope as "like a little Corton-Charlemagne"). Finishes long and brisk, with a distinct white soil quality...89-92" IWC 09/09

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J. Faiveley:
After the recent acquisitions of Volnay 1er Cru “Fremiets” and Pommard 1er Cru “Rugiens”, Domaine Faiveley (essentially present in Côte de Nuits and Côte Chalonnaise) is once again stretching out its vineyards into Côte de Beaune: The Faiveley family has now become the owner of 5 hectares in the most prestigious appellations of Puligny-Montrachet: - ... Read more
After the recent acquisitions of Volnay 1er Cru “Fremiets” and Pommard 1er Cru “Rugiens”, Domaine Faiveley (essentially present in Côte de Nuits and Côte Chalonnaise) is once again stretching out its vineyards into Côte de Beaune: The Faiveley family has now become the owner of 5 hectares in the most prestigious appellations of Puligny-Montrachet: - Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru - Bienvenues-Bâtard- Montrachet Grand Cru - Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru “La Garenne” - Puligny-Montrachet Faiveley will vinify its first cuvées of these wines for the 2008 vintage. They will serve to complete the range of grands crus and premiers crus from the domaine. Read less

"Good pale green-tinged color. Pure aromas of pineapple and wet stone, with a fusel, riesling-like smokiness. Dense, sweet and tactile, with a saline minerality and floral high notes giving this unusual character and complexity for its appellation (Hervet describes this southeast-facing slope as "like a little Corton-Charlemagne"). Finishes long and brisk, with a distinct white soil quality...89-92" IWC 09/09

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