2017 Dominique Lafon Beaune 1er Cru Les Greves

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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JM 92
JM 92

Jasper Morris Inside Burgundy, October 2018

(90-92 points) Slightly lighter in colour than his Beaune Epenotes, with just a gentle red fruit nose - but then an absolute explosion of fruit on the palate, with seamless tannins. There is a wonderful finish to this...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Beaune
Sub-appellation Les Greves
Vintage 2017
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13%
Closure Cork

This 2017 Dominique Lafon Beaune 1er Cru Les Greves is a captivating red wine that embodies the essence of Burgundy, France. Crafted from the Pinot Noir grape variety, this wine showcases the meticulous attention to detail and skill of the renowned producer, Dominique Lafon.

In the glass, this wine exhibits a slightly lighter hue compared to its counterpart, Beaune Epenotes. The nose is delicately perfumed with gentle red fruit aromas, inviting you to explore further. But it is on the palate where this wine truly shines, as an explosion of fruit flavors bursts forth, captivating the senses. The tannins are seamlessly integrated, providing a smooth and velvety mouthfeel. Every sip reveals a new layer of complexity and depth, showcasing the exceptional craftsmanship behind this wine.

The finish of the 2017 Dominique Lafon Beaune 1er Cru Les Greves is truly remarkable, with excellent length that lingers on the palate. This wine is a testament to the unique terroir of the Les Greves sub-appellation in the Beaune region. The sandy soil imparts a distinct character to the wine, adding to its overall length and class.

With an alcohol percentage of 13.0%, this red wine strikes a perfect balance between power and elegance. The cork closure ensures that the wine can age gracefully over time, allowing its flavors to evolve and mature.

Renowned wine expert Jasper Morris awarded this wine a score of 92, indicating its exceptional quality. His tasting note highlights the explosion of fruit on the palate and the seamless tannins that make this wine truly remarkable.

Indulge in the 2017 Dominique Lafon Beaune 1er Cru Les Greves and experience the beauty and finesse of Burgundy in every sip. This wine is a true gem that will elevate any dining experience or special occasion.