2014 Fixin, Clos de la Perrière, 1er Cru, Domaine Joliet

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Punchy purple in colour, there is a little reductive touch to the nose. The red fruit offers beautiful, sweet fruit, harmony and persistence: this is really impressive. With real bounce and vigour, this is one for those who do not know Fixin to discover. Bénigne Joliet began picking on 20th September, for four days, then went back to finish a late-ripening plot on 27th. He chose not to extract much because the colour and fruit were emerging easily in the vinification tanks of their own accord. The produce of the young vines and the vin de presse have been declassified. Clearly there is the ne