Domaine Dominique Lafon - Beaune 1er Cru - Les Grèves - Rouge - 2018
Country / Region: Burgundy
Name: AOP Beaune 1er cru
Grape variety: 100% Pinot Noir
Alcohol: 13 vol.
Capacity: 75 cl
Estate mentioned in the Guide Bettane et Desseauve 2020 web version
Wine:Concentrated and intense, the 2018 red Beaune 1er Cru Les Grèves is unquestionably the best cru of the appellation, combining the finesse of this gravelly terroir with great intensity, enhanced by this early and generous vintage. The finish, on the tension, finishes convincing and profiles a very beautiful bottle.
Color:Ruby red with beautiful intensity and violet reflections.
Nose:Aromas of cherry underlined by notes of red fruits.
Palate:Intense and generous this wine of great finesse releases an ample palate, with a tense finish.
Temperature:Serve between 16 and 18°C.
Food and wine pairing:Red meat grilled or in sauce, cheeses such as Epoisses and Cîteaux.
Cellar aging:From now until 2035
Insatiable perfectionist, Dominique Lafon experiments with his own personal style on a few hectares of land on the fringe of the Comtes Lafon family estate.
A true artist, signing impeccable meursaults and burgundies that are adored by all, vinified with the same attention to detail as those of the Comtes Lafon, they are even bigger examples of the winemaker’s genius and insatiable quest for purity and finesse.
This brilliant stylist thus deploys the full range of his talent, selling a confidential production, usually reserved for a small circle of hand-picked amateurs, all of whom have been granted a special allocation