Domaine Des Heritiers

CERTIFIED BIODYNAMIC
PIONEERED BY THE LEGENDARY DOMINIQUE LAFON
HILLTOP, SINGLE SITE PARCELS IN THE MACONNAIS
EXCLUSIVE USE OF LARGE NEUTRAL WOOD
WINEMAKER CAROLINE GON DELIVERS LASER PURE CHARDONNAY
Founded in 1999 by Dominique Lafon, Héritiers du Comte Lafon is his trailblazing, biodynamic Mâconnais domaine. These world class Chardonnay display what this magical region is capable of producing. Historically, the Mâconnais was known for industrially farmed, volume driven wines. Dominique was the first Cote d'Or producer to invest in the immense potential hidden in those rolling hills by buying higher altitude, old vine parcels with the intent of letting this beautiful terroir (perhaps the most picturesque wine region in the world) reach its full potential. He started by converting all of the vineyards to biodynamic farming –the Lafon way! Early on, he strived to preserve the fruit and minerality of the region by using only larger, neutral wood for the aging of the wines. His belief and passion for the region has made Héritiers a towering beacon for fine wine in the previously overlooked Chardonnay mecca. In 2006, he appointed longtime apprentice Caroline Gon as head winemaker of the domaine. Under her tireless and inspired leadership, the gospel of quality Mâconnais is spreading far and wide, with a clear and definitive voice.

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Heritieres Comte Lafon Vire-Clesse 2015
91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91+ "(these vines range in age from 4 to 80 years old: Lafon has seven hectares and selects the best three or four for this cuvée, with the idea of making a fresh, dry wine; aged mostly in demi-muids): Bright yellow. Elegant nose combines aromas of vineyard peach, flowers, minerals and

Heritieres Comte Lafon Vire-Clesse 2012
92  John Gilman 
John Gilman 92 " The Vire-Clesse from Les Heritiers du Comte Lafon is really lovely this year, with the very short crop load giving the wine an almost musky character on the nose that is very, very appealing. The bouquet is a mix of pear, nectarine, a touch of acacia blossom, chalky soil tones and