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2009 Domaine des Comtes Lafon Meursault Clos de la Barre
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91-93 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2011

From a tank sample taken just prior to the fining:  Bright, pale yellow-green.  Grapefruit and lemon ice on the nose, plus a whiff of white truffle.  Edgy lemony acidity gives shape to the palate and carries the finish.  A second sample, taken after the fining:  Bright pale yellow.  Subtly perfumed nose  hints at lemon ice.  Juicy and pure but a bit sharper than the first sample, showing excellent precision to the lemon zest flavors.  A very site-driven sample that finishes with a salty nuance and noteworthy cut and length.  I like what the fining has accomplished.

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