2013 Marsannay Rouge, Cuvée St Urbain, Domaine Jean Fournier

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This is the domaine’s blended Marsannay, a lovely, energetic expression of the appellation. Beautiful, bright fruit on the nose, dancing and energetic on the palate. Laurent Fournier is so good at harnessing the vibrancy of the fruit. Jasper Morris, MW - Wine Buyer Laurent reports a difficult start to the season, with mildew pressure, while the flowering went better in the late sectors than the earlier ones. A good, healthy crop though, so Laurent was able to use some whole bunch fermentation. Rich fruit but high acidity is the hallmark of the year, he thinks. The harvest began with Clos du