If I Could Buy Only One – Feb 2, 2019 VINTAGES Release

For the Feb 2nd VINTAGES release, we asked: “If you could buy only one wine from this release – which one would it be and why?”

David Lawrason:  Marchand Tawse Côtes De Nuits Villages 2015, Burgundy, France ($39.95)
This is a fine pinot from an excellent vintage, and I almost prepared to call a good value – a rare accolade for Burgundy. From higher elevations up and behind the main vineyards of the Cotes de Nuits this has a lovely fragrant and piquant nose of pomegranate/raspberry with wild forest/lichen, very fine oak spice, vanillin and a touch of resin. It is light to medium bodied, very firm and attenuated but not too sour or tannic. This has laser focus, excellent balance, minerality and excellent length. 


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