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Beaune Clos de la Féguine Premier Cru

Jacques Prieur Beaune Clos de la Féguine Premier Cru Bouteille
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    2002 is a very pure, well-focused vintage. The grapes were beautifully ripe and healthy, without a trace of rot. Just how great this vintage is, of course, depends on the terroir.
    However, the wines are showing very well with plenty of fruit, considerable delicacy and beautifully ripe tannin.
    The withe wines are very great, with superb ageing potential, but rather closed-in at present (2007)

  • Grape Variety & Plot size

    Encépagement: 100% Chardonnay sur une parcelle de 0,27 hectare.

  • Terroir

    South-facing sun exposure very steep
    Meagre, light brown silty and clay-limestone soil
    Fractured limestone
    Former quarry
    Perfect drainage

  • Vinification & Ageing

    The grapes are handpicked into small crates and the whole bunches are then pressed in a pneumatic winepress. Alcoholic fermentation and ageing take place 100% in oak barrels with bâtonnage (lees stirring).
    100% malolactic fermentation
    Duration of ageing: 15 months

  • Tasting Notes

    Tasted in 2003
    COLOUR: Beautiful greenish-gold with silver-grey highlights
    BOUQUET: Very warm and expressive, with hints of marzipan, toasted hazelnuts and acacia blossoms
    PALATE: Mineral, toasty and roasted flavours with an elegant tangy quality
    Thirst-quenching aftertaste

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