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2017 Marsannay Rouge “Clos du Roy”

Régis Bouvier

The Clos du Roy has enjoyed a kingly reputation ever since the dukes of Burgundy, residing in nearby Dijon, sang, documented, and drank in its virtues. A gentle slope with rich clay and limestone soil and perfect exposition, it is one of Burgundy’s better-kept secrets. Bouvier fashions a red from his parcel here that is at once serious and gay, generous and firm, bold and elegant. This full-bodied wine has the stuffing and structure to stand up to wild game, along with the freshness and vitality to pair it with much lighter fare.

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$41.00
Wine Type: red
Vintage: 2017
Bottle Size: 750mL
Blend: Pinot Noir
Appellation: Marsannay
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Producer: Régis Bouvier
Winemaker: Régis Bouvier
Vineyard: 10 years, .50 ha
Soil: Limestone, marl, clay, stone and gravel
Aging: Aged in barrel for 12-16 months, 30% new oak
Farming: Lutte Raisonnée
Alcohol: 13%

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About Burgundy

map of Burgundy

In eastern central France, Burgundy is nestled between the wine regions of Champagne to the north, the Jura to the east, the Loire to the west, and the Rhône to the south. This is the terroir par excellence for producing world-class Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

The southeast-facing hillside between Dijon in the north and Maranges in the south is known as the Côte d’Or or “golden slope.” The Côte d’Or comprises two main sections, both composed of limestone and clay soils: the Côte de Nuits in the northern sector, and the Côte de Beaune in the south. Both areas produce magnificent whites and reds, although the Côte de Beaune produces more white wine and the Côte de Nuits more red.

Chablis is Burgundy’s northern outpost, known for its flinty and age-worthy Chardonnays planted in Kimmeridgian limestone on an ancient seabed. Vézelay is a smaller area south of Chablis with similar qualities, although the limestone there is not Kimmeridgian.

To the south of the Côte de Beaune, the Côte Chalonnaise extends from Chagny on its northern end, down past Chalon-sur-Saône and encompasses the appellations of Bouzeron in the north, followed by Rully, Mercurey, Givry, and Montagny.

Directly south of the Chalonnaise begins the Côte Mâconnais, which extends south past Mâcon to the hamlets of Fuissé, Vinzelles, Chaintré, and Saint-Véran. The Mâconnais is prime Chardonnay country and contains an incredible diversity of soils.

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Every three or four months I would send my clients a cheaply made list of my inventory, but it began to dawn on me that business did not pick up afterwards. It occurred to me that my clientele might not know what Château Grillet is, either. One month in 1974 I had an especially esoteric collection of wines arriving, so I decided to put a short explanation about each wine into my price list, to try and let my clients know what to expect when they uncorked a bottle. The day after I mailed that brochure, people showed up at the shop, and that is how these little propaganda pieces for fine wine were born.—Kermit Lynch

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