Clos du Boux Epesses

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Switzerland  Lavaux 

Beautiful Epesses Chasselas.

Features Single Vineyard, Vegan (certified), Vegetarian and Vegan
Style White, Still, Dry, Single Variety
Varieties
  • Alpine Wines Varieties: Chasselas
Grouped product items
Product Name Qty
Clos du Boux 2016 75cl cl
£34.52
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More complex than the La Crosse, more accessible than Chemin de Fer, this is an apéritif Chasselas just how we like them back in Vaud.

The 2016 vintage is amazing - it was already really good before it was bottled, when I tasted it in June 2017 at the Caves Ouvertes. But with an extra year to rest, it is now stellar Chasselas. Fruity, zingy, and very open and approachable. One to sip when it gets warm.

Ben says of the 2016 (August 2018): By chance, we opened a bottle today straight from the cellar, rather than the fridge. This was prior to reading the last sentence that Joelle wrote last year. She was absolutely correct. It is lovely to sip when warm. (Warm being cool rather than chilled, in this case.) As with many white wines, the warmer temperature leaves the aromas, flavours and potential problems nowhere to hide. This means that the full depth of aromas and flavours are very apparent. Chasselas is not known for being anything much more than neutral so this comes as a huge surprise with a boldness that belies any assumptions. This is Chasselas with serious attitude and makes you want it more and more.

(November 2018): In a wonderful development, the wine has added a lovely rush of spun sugar/candy floss on the finish.)

Style White, Still, Dry, Single Variety
Winemaker Luc Massy
Country Switzerland
Region Lavaux
Features Single Vineyard, Vegan (certified), Vegetarian and Vegan
Aged In Steel
Closure Natural Cork
Varieties Chasselas
Ripeness Normal
Winemaking Malolactic
2016
Product Code 41MY0316
Size 75cl
Alcohol 12.5
Last Tasted 18 Nov 2018
Keep Until 2021
Case Size 12
Stock Levels 12 at Alpine Wines HQ
36 at London Warehouse
2014
Product Code 4115227
Size 75cl
Alcohol 12.5
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