Benjamin Darnault Maris La Senche 2016

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by Benjamin Darnault

97%
of 38
would buy again
97%
of 38
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Vintage

% Would Buy It Again

2016

97% of 38

2015

89% of 472

2014

91% of 352

2013

84% of 574

The ultimate, definitive French red! (And it's biodynamic, too!)

    • Every wine Ben creates is a complete knockout, so we asked him to get his hands on some extra-special grapes to make this super-premium wine. If you're a fan of Mr. Darnault's wines, this is the Holy Grail.
    • He's really outdone himself with this organically-grown red, packed with ripe, crushed dark berry fruits and a naughty slice of spice to round it off. Yum.
    • Grab some slow-roasted pork (make sure the crackling is nice and crispy), a bit of rich mashed potatoes, and several bottles of this.

Aging advice
Ready now and can age for the next 2 to 5 years

Serving advice
Decant few hours before serving.

Local food match
Hearty stew or savory lentil dishes. (If you need a recipe, check out my wife's blog!) https://thevigneronswife.wordpress.com/2012/09/28/simple-country-lentils

Map of the Vineyard