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JEAN FOURNIER Marsannay Saint Urbain 2014

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Nose: a bouquet of fresh flowers and tense with light flint aromas and a touch of hazelnut in time. Mouth: clean and fresh at the entrance, slightly waxy in texture with a touch of orange peel and white pepper.

  • VINTAGE: 2014

    GRAPE: Chardonnay

    ORIGIN: France - Burgundy

    TASTE PROFILE: Rich White - Creamy & Round

    DELICIOUS WITH: Pasta, Rich fish (salmon, tuna etc), Shellfish, Mild and soft cheese, Cured Meat

    SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10 to 12°C

    IDEAL FOR: Family lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Romantic Dinner

    SIZE: 0.75

    EXPERT RATINGS: 90 - Vivino

    THE STORY: A leading domaine in the up and coming appellation of Marsannay (between Gevrey-Chambertin and Dijon), Laurent Fournier fashions seriously good red Burgundy from old vines (the ‘Trois Terroirs Vieilles Vignes’ comes from vines planted in 1943 and 1947 for example). The ‘Clos St Urbain’ is a blend of different parcels and is beautifully bright and fruity with good length. The ‘Clos du Roy’ comes from a vineyard once owned by the Dukes of Burgundy, and was ranked amongst the top growths of the Côte de Nuits in the 19th century. (It is tipped for potential upgrade to 1er Cru along with Marsannay’s best vineyards – currently before INAO for consideration). As prices for the more fashionable domaines just a few kilometres south continue to rise, Marsannay from a serious

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