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Beaune premier cru 2015

The Beaune appellation is a bit underrated by many compared to the more well known "red" villages like Vosne Romanee, Gevrey Chambertin etc.

So what does that mean for us consumers? This is in fact good news as the quality is still high and the price more affordable.

I came across this Domaine while in London. Domaine Lois Dufouleur. A totally new domain to me. Lovely silky textured wine. Smooth delicate fruit. Great balance.

So I asked the sommelier if he could tell me about the "manager" of this wine. To which he responded;
I can, but you might as well talk to the young man next to you- that's his son!

So here I was in London drinking this gorgeous Beaune premier cru and next to me was the son of the producer nipping a to great Barbaresco. A place he had not visited but which I had. And he was in London as he wanted a change from Beaune, a place I just love. Isn't life just fun sometimes?

Beaune 1er cru Le clos des Perrieres 2015
Lois Dufouleur
ca 30€

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