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The first vintage of a serious new Premier Cru...
 
Many of you will be familiar with the great value White Burgundies of Domaine Fernand and Laurent Pillot. This small domaine comprises just 15 hectares of vines located primarily in Chassagne-Montrachet. In addition to the vines in Chassagne the domaine has holdings in Pommard and Volnay as a result of of the marriage of Laurent to Marie-Anne. Despite the small size of the domaine their holdings include many of Chassagne-Montrachet's best Premier Cru sites.

For 2015 the domaine has introduced two new wines - Chassagne-Montrachet Les Chenes and Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Fairendes.

Whilst in Burgundy recently I tasted all of the Pillot 2015's. The whites were fresh and delicious and the reds were something of a revelation. I didn't realize Laurent made such a range and did so at such high level.

But it was the new white cuvee 1er Cru Les Fairendes that really impressed me. Les Fairendes is a climat in Morgeots. It is regarded as the finest part of the appellation for whites producing a wine of delicacy and minerality.

In the past Laurent Pillot has incorporated his parcel into his Morgeots bottling but in 2015 the quality was such that he has bottled Les Fairendes separately. And what a great decision it was!

Fernand and Laurent Pillot Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Fairendes 2015
Normally $131.50
Pre Arrival Price $111.95

Pillot Fairendes Label First vintage of this wine. From very old vines in the best part of Morgeots. More floral on the nose than the previous Premier Crus with white flowers and citrus. The palate is intense but quite delicate, less fat than the other wines and with more acidity on the finish. The standout Chassagne Premier Cru for me today. I understand why Laurent chose to bottle this parcel separately.

Few Premier Cru white Burgundies are available at this sort of price today. To view and order the wine on our website click here.

Don't miss the full range of 2015 White Burgundies from this domaine. They are all extraordinarily well priced - Premier Crus start at just over $100 - that is a steal! All wines are available at Pre Arrival Prices which save you 15%.

If you love white Burgundy these are a must-have.
To order on our website click here. Orders may also be placed by email to asaf@grandmillesime.com.au or by phone. Free shipping within Australia on 12 or more bottles. 
 
Cheers,
Darren 

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First look at the 2015 Burgundy Vintage. Dinner at Noir. Wednesday 15 February 2017
The 2015 vintage is Burgundy has critics and wine lovers in something of a frenzy. The reds in particular are quite exceptional and demand is going to be great.
 
Join us on Wednesday 15th February to sample 8 wines from the 2015 vintage. The dinner will be hosted by Vincent Delcher, Export Manager of BVV France and Darren Harris. We will air freight the samples so you can be one of the first in the world to taste the wines and form an opinion about the new vintage.
 
The wines will be served in four brackets and each bracket will feature a matching wine from an older vintage as comparison. It is a great opportunity to taste the new vintage and use the experience to decide your buying pattern for 2015. 
 
The wines will be accompanied by a 4-course meal at one of our favourite restaurants - Noir - in Richmond. 
$169.00 Per Person
To view the wine list and purchase tickets on line click here.
 

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