2013 Bonnes Mares, Grand Cru, Patrice Rion

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Bright pink purple with a very stylish – rather than explosive – nose, more redolent of Chambolle sensuality than Morey wildness. Great weight on the palate and a lovely mineral thread behind, fine and stylish. Jasper Morris, MW - Wine Buyer Despite this being a very late season, Patrice compares 2013 to the fruit of early vintages such as 2007 and 2011, but with more stuffing. It also reminds him of 1980, a particularly successful vintage chez Rion. The 2013 crop is a small one though, a touch more than 2012 but less than 2011. They employed two sorting tables, and since the grapes which rea