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2020 Dominique Lafon, Beaune Premier Cru, Les Avaux 6x75cl

JM90-92
Les Avaux is rarely found on labels, with the vineyard being best known for providing the main volume for the Hospices de Beaune's Cuvée Maurice Drouhin. This example is firmly structured, ambitious and built for long-term ageing.
£275 / Case£45.83 / BottleDuty Status: In BondAvailability: Immediate

2021 Jean-Jacques Girard, Beaune Premier Cru, Clos du Roi Rouge 6x75cl

JM88-90
"Girard’s Clos de Roi has been consistently impressive since it was first made in 2007, and this vintage is no exception. Situated at the northern end of a strip of premier cru vineyards to the... west of Beaune it has produced a wine of ripe and forward dark cherry fruit that is entwined with a gentle and judicious use of oak and fresh acidity. The tannins are silky and refined boding well for a graceful future. " (Mr.Wheeler tasting note)
£180 / Case£30 / BottleDuty Status: In BondAvailability: Immediate

2022 Domaine Rossignol-Trapet, Beaune Premier Cru, Les Teurons 6x75cl

DE93
"The Beaune Teurons from Rossignol-Trapet is a distinct step up from their villages wine, with better density and winning aromas of ripe black plum and cherry adorned with hints of earth and smoke.... The seamless texture is rich and velvety, and the wine has the balance and energy to supply a lingering finish. The biodynamically-grown grapes are from the domaine's 1.4-hectare parcel at the top of the slope; they are partly destemmed and fermented with a meticulous extraction to yield this delicious wine." 93 pts., Charles Curtis MW, decanter.com
£300 / Case£50 / BottleDuty Status: In BondAvailability: En Primeur

2022 Dominique Lafon, Beaune Premier Cru, Les Epenottes 6x75cl

Another example of Lafon's equal deftness at producing world-class reds alongside his highly sought-after whites. Here, from vines averaging 40 years of age and situated near the Pommard border, the... 2022 shows evermore the enticing and intense strawberry fruit and sweet spice this generous vintage has given. Utterly delicious, promising a good many years of exquisite maturation.
£365 / Case£60.83 / BottleDuty Status: In BondAvailability: En Primeur

2022 Domaine Anne-Francoise Gros, Beaune Premier Cru, Les Montrevenots Blanc 6x75cl

“A superb example of the powerful whites that those 1er Cru Beaune vineyards can deliver with what little chardonnay can be found planted among the rows of pinot noir that reign supreme here. The... 2022 Montrevenots is a wine of texture and depth of flavour, long and structured. A brilliant alternative to Meursault 1er cru, with its own style and perfect for medium term ageing.” Mr Wheeler Wine
£345 / Case£57.50 / BottleDuty Status: In BondAvailability: En Primeur

2021 Claudie Jobard, Beaune Premier Cru, Les Epenotes 12x75cl

JR16.5+
The continuation into Beaune of Les Epenots, one of two vineyards in Pommard considered for promotion to Grand Cru status. With the added mid-palate fat and ripeness in Beaune here is a cuvée that delivers superb structure and power, and will age gracefully for a couple of decades. (Mr.Wheeler tasting note)
£540 / Case£45 / BottleDuty Status: In BondAvailability: Immediate

2021 Domaine Rossignol-Trapet, Beaune Premier Cru, Les Teurons 6x75cl

"Nicholas and David’s plot in “Les Teurons” is around 1.2-hectares and was planted in 1978 in a well-sited stony-rich site close to sheltering woods, The wine has a perfumed toasted cherry... nose, with an added peppery sappiness and delightful tension. There are bright red berries on the palate, which are underpinned with a crunchy and precise balance of oak and fresh acidity. It is so well put together and will unfold in a few years to give enormous pleasure." (Mr.Wheeler tasting note)
£306 / Case£51 / BottleDuty Status: In BondAvailability: Immediate