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1989 Comtes Lafon Meursault Clos de la Barre

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Latest Sale Price

August 29, 2010 - $190

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RATINGS

91Robert M. Parker Jr.

...hazelnut and mineral-scented wine, with gorgeous levels of extraction, admirable purity of flavor, and a long, stylish finish.

REGION

France, Burgundy, Côte d'Or, Côte de Beaune, Meursault, Clos de la Barre

Clos de la Barre is a 5-acre, villages designated vineyard in the appellation of Meursault, in Burgundy’s Cote de Beaune. It is the monopole of Domaine des Comtes and is entirely enclosed with the walls of the domaine. The vineyard faces east and is on a slight slope, with soil of shallow clay on a subsoil of limestone. “The quality of Close de Barr is outstanding,” according to Robert M. Parker Jr.

TYPE

White Wine, Chardonnay

This white variety originated in Burgundy, but is now grown around the world. Its flexibility to thrive in many regions translates to wide flavor profile in the market. Chardonnay is commonly used in making Champagne and sparkling wines.