2015 Viré-Clessé, Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon

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A fresh pale colour, this is beautifully concentrated on the nose but not at all fleshy, and then a wealth of fruit kicks in on the palate. All is neatly harnessed, the vintage and the appellation marrying well. A wine full of energy. Drink 2018-2021. Jasper Morris MW, Wine Buyer Dominique Lafon and his cellar master, Caroline Gon, took a great deal of trouble in 2015 to get their picking dates exactly right. They started on 28th August and picked their Mâconnais wines across a 13-day period, as each sector ripened, with the result that they have avoided high sugar levels and have kept the de