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$109.23* * Suggested retail price
Historically Macon was known primarily as a source of vast quantities of cheap white wines made by village cooperatives - reliable everyday wines, but no match for the great whites of the Cote de Beaune. But that was then and this is now, and today Macon's whites are recognized to be among the very best wine values on the planet. The Bret family are relative newcomers as winegrowers in Macon - they have only been at it for three generations. The evolution of their family business, from grape...
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(made exclusively from shot berries). This too is quite strongly reduced but otherwise there is good freshness to the even more densely concentrated flavors that brim with copious amounts of palate coating dry extract, all wrapped in a dry and moderately austere finale that delivers notably better depth and persistence. As good as the regular cuvée is, and it is very good, there is just another level present here.See detailed press review