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BURGUNDY & CHABLIS WINE REGION

The Burgundy wine region has always fascinated and frustrated in equal measure. For every eulogising, life-changing proclamation from someone realising wine nirvana, there is some poor soul somewhere bashing their head in perplexity. At its best, Burgundy wine can provide the ultimate - the transcendental, mystifying, unexplainable pleasure that only truly great wine can bring. But at its worst, Burgundy wine can be an expensive mistake, bring disillusion and even provoke anger.

 

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The village Chablis comes from several parcels all of which add intensity and character to the wine. The 2017 has an aromatic bouquet of white flowers with a vibrant palate of green apples balanced by an energetic mineral freshness and a hint of white pepper. Perfect from release. Armit Wines

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An east to south facing vineyard with deep calcerous soils, the 2017 a very expressive wine with mouthwatering white peach and ripe green apple flavours. There is some real concentration here combined with lovely freshness which suggests good ageing potential. Drink from 2018.Armit Wines

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The 2013 vintage was very difficult vintage to manage, with a heavily reduced crop after the hail. This superb White Burgundy has a lovely perfume, and very Puligny-Montrachet in style. The really heightened fruit and exciting aromatics dance across the palate. This is a marvellous wine from a master winemaker and will be excellent to drink now after a short...

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A refreshing and energetic wine with lovely pure fruit, there is an added tension and direction here. A bright bouquet of white stone fruits leads to a refreshing palate with lively green apple flavours underscored by a lean mineral character which leads to a long finish. 

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Appealing and expressive, this wine has a pretty bouquet of white flowers with a hint of acacia honey and dried fruits. On the palate, succulent white peach and stone fruit characters are balanced by a chalky mineral quality which gives a sense of controlled elegance.

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A bright citrusy nose combines with apple and fresh lemon on the palate, well balanced and attractive. Drink from release.Armit Wines

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2016 Bourgogne Aligoté Raisins Dorés

Domaine Michel Lafarge

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2014 Chablis

Domaine Sebastien Dampt

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The Chablis village is a blend of 5 different parcels ranging from 10-45 year old vines. The wine shows a lovely fresh nose with crisp green apples matched by acidity with grapefruit notes. All in all the wine is very pure and lean with crisp citrus notes.

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2006 Bourgogne Pinot Noir

Mischief & Mayhem

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Bottle 75cl £17.40

Case of 6 £104.34

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Attractive bramble fruit nose and palate, also touches of cherry fruit. Crunchy apple acidity and fine grained tannins wrap around the fruit for a pleasing and elegant glass of Pinot. Drink from release.

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2016 Chablis 1er Cru Côte de Léchet

Domaine Sebastien Dampt

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Case 6 x 75cl £108.00
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The Côte de Léchet vineyard has a mix of kimmeridgean clay and chalk soils which results in a wine of lovely concentration and a little more generosity on the nose. On the palate the wine greets you with a really fresh acidity and a saline mineral edge balanced by green apples and fresh citrus fruits.  Drink from 2018.Armit Wines

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2016 Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume

Domaine Sebastien Dampt

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Case 6 x 75cl £111.00
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A vineyard with a southerly exposure allows the grapes to ripen well. An elegant nose, with hints of white flowers leads to a palate with chalky mineral textures and an intense citrus flavour with notes of grapefruit and lemon. Drink from 2017.Armit Wines

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2016 Cuvée des Forgets Bourgogne Blanc

Domaine Patrick Javillier

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A classic Bourgogne Blanc in the style of Meursault with apricots, lemon rind and hints of toast. It is made up of parcels within Meursault that totals 2.25 hectares with vines averaging 25 years old. As Allen Meadows of Burghound said, “This is a very good Bourgogne.” Burghound

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2017 Chablis

Domaine Sebastien Dampt

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Bottle 75cl £19.60

Case of 6 £117.60

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The village Chablis comes from several parcels all of which add intensity and character to the wine. The 2017 has an aromatic bouquet of white flowers with a vibrant palate of green apples balanced by an energetic mineral freshness and a hint of white pepper. Perfect from release. Armit Wines

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2016 Chablis 1er Cru Les Beugnons

Domaine Sebastien Dampt

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Case 6 x 75cl £120.00
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Produced from a south facing parcel at the extreme south of Les Vaillons, this unique wine is vinified in a concrete egg to give an additional layer of complexity. The shape of the egg creates a circulating effect for the lees while the porosity of the surface allows for micro-oxidation like a barrique but without any woody characters. The beautifully...

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2017 Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons

Domaine Sebastien Dampt

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Bottle 75cl £22.10

Case of 6 £132.60

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An east to south facing vineyard with deep calcerous soils, the 2017 a very expressive wine with mouthwatering white peach and ripe green apple flavours. There is some real concentration here combined with lovely freshness which suggests good ageing potential. Drink from 2018.Armit Wines

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2016 Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons

Domaine Sebastien Dampt

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Case 6 x 75cl £132.60

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An east to south facing vineyard with deep calcerous soils, this wine has a refined mineral character which is typical of this vineyard. The 2016 has an intense lime and grapefruit flavour leading to a long and persistent finish. It could do with a little bit more ageing. Drink from 2018.Armit Wines

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2015 Chablis 1er Cru Les Lys

Domaine Sebastien Dampt

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Case 6 x 75cl £134.70

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Burgundy Region

The Burgundy region is not the region of choice for the unadventurous or risk averse! How then to navigate the minefield? Our advice has always been, and still is, to get to know the growers. It sounds like simple advice but with so many producers there are so many types of Burgundy wine. From powerful négociant houses to the new breed of micro négociants, from large, historic estates to tiny family domaines, you need to know where to turn and who can be relied upon. 

At Armit Wines we work with growers who we count amongst our friends. These are by definition, people that won't let you down. These are personal contacts gleaned from years of visiting, talking, tasting and building relationships. Some friendships grow whilst others fade of course but the great ones endure: legendary, ground-breaking Burgundy wine growers such as Anne-Claude Leflaive and Guillaume d'Angerville; superstars such as Pascal Lachaux, Christophe Roumier, Jean-Marc Roulot and the Raveneau brothers; under-appreciated talents such as Patrick Bize and Richard Fontaine.

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7908 0600 web@armitwines.co.uk

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