Weingut Clemens Busch
From Punderich in the Mosel; a small town in the north part of the river. The Gross lage vineyard in this village is named Marienburg and in this slope vineyard you find different slate color which divide the Marienburg vineyard in different aspect. This are Rothenpfad which are red slate, Felsterrasse grey and rocky vineyard, Fahrlay and Fahrlay Terrassen are blue and stony slate, Falkenlay on grey schists slate soil.
Clemens Bush is a byodinamic producer with a great understanding of the slate soil of Mosel as Heymann Lowenstein from Winningen in the top north part of the river. Clemens make all the differents slate aspect of Marienburg and labeling separately. He macerated the whole bunch for 8/12 hours, than oxidize the must for 7 days with spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel which can go up for 3/4 months. Elevate on lees in old Fudree at least 10hl.
The 2010 for Rothenpfad section in Marienburg was peachy and lime, honey, slaty, steely with an undertone of kernel and mushroom; long palate with great tension.
coming from a family in Burgundy which was for a long time metayers for Comte Lafon. In the early 1990 Pierre decide to set up a small Negociants business and also became a winemaker a Domaine Leflaive and in parallel got his domaine certified biodynamic from 1997. His main target is to get good healthy fruit in the cellar and work with minimal intervention and all his done by gravity. The barrel are 25% brand new.
Les Tesson are a small Lieu-dit in the north part of Mersault on top of Le Goutte D'Or premier cru and on the border of Les Grand Charron Lieu-dit well know by the young producer Vincent Dancer.
2008 Les Tesson was gold in color with apple character with limestone minerality buttery and tension acidity play a good parallel in the palate. Elegant, finesse and great structure you always find in a Mersault wine.
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