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2012 Domaine des Comtes Lafon Meursault Clos de la Barre
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91 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2014

(no new oak used here):  Bright medium yellow.  Aromas of spicy yellow fruits and menthol are a bit muted by SO2.  Much more expressive in the mouth, where nectarine and peach flavors are accented by wild herbs and spices.  Really spreads out to saturate the palate with nectarine and spices on the long, dusty finish.  Lafon noted that his 2012s were bottled with around 12.8% alcohol, with some of them having been lightly chaptalized.

90-92 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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