2018 Dominique Lafon Lafon Vignes Franches

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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JM 93
JM 93

Jasper Morris Inside Burgundy, October 2019

(91-93 points) Old vines. Medium deep pink purple. Fine nose with more muscle than Epenottes. Darker fruit, more muscle but the tannins are well integrated. Good length. And still pleasingly understated.


Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Beaune
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2018 Dominique Lafon Lafon Vignes Franches Pinot Noir from the prestigious Burgundy region in France. This red wine is a true embodiment of elegance and finesse, crafted with utmost care and expertise by the renowned producer Dominique Lafon.

In the glass, this wine reveals a captivating medium deep pink-purple hue that immediately captures the eye. The color hints at the intensity and complexity that awaits within each sip. Uncorking the bottle, the aromas gracefully waft from the glass, enticing the senses with their delicate yet alluring nature.

Upon first inhale, one is greeted with a fine nose, exuding an intriguing combination of dark fruits and subtle floral notes. The bouquet is further complemented by a touch of muscle, showcasing the depth and richness that derives from the old vines. As the wine unfolds on the palate, the tannins effortlessly integrate themselves, providing a velvety texture that coats the mouth in a pleasing and balanced manner.

With every sip, the 2018 Dominique Lafon Lafon Vignes Franches Pinot Noir reveals its true character. The flavors of darker fruit take center stage, showcasing the depth and complexity that this varietal is renowned for. The wine dances gracefully across the palate, leaving a lasting impression with its good length and understated elegance.

This exceptional wine has been awarded a score of 93 points by the esteemed wine critic Jasper Morris. His tasting note highlights the muscular nature of the wine, along with its well-integrated tannins. It is a testament to the craftsmanship and dedication that Dominique Lafon pours into each bottle.

With an alcohol percentage of 13.0, this red wine strikes the perfect balance, inviting you to savor its beauty and complexity. The 2018 Dominique Lafon Lafon Vignes Franches Pinot Noir is a remarkable expression of the Burgundy terroir, a wine that will undoubtedly captivate the discerning palate of any wine enthusiast.