Mercurey Clos Rochette Blanc, Domaine Faiveley 2016

SubregionCôte Chalonnaise

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Burgundy2016Mercurey Clos Rochette Blanc, Domaine FaiveleyBT300140.00cs87/89 AMAdd to Basket
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Tasting Notes

A pungent nose combines notes of petrol, straw, pear and a whiff of citrus rind. I like both the volume and punch of the middle weight flavors that emanate a subtle minerality on the clean, dry and moderately complex finale. This saline-inflected effort should drink well young.

Score: 87/89Allen Meadows, (71), June 2018

Monopole. 80% in oak, some new. Five months in tank. Winemaker Jérôme Flous says he has learned that he used to bottle too early - the extra time in tank is very important. Lots of ripe but quite tart/fresh citrus and a firm chewy texture. Impressive intensity and freshness with depth and length. Drink 2019-2024.

Score: 16.5Julia Harding MW,, January 2018

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