The small Briante parcel in Annick and Jean-Marc Lafont's Brouilly vineyard has produced a fruity cherry-flavored wine. With hints of blueberry, and layers of tannin and acidity, it is still young. Let this cru soften from its total fruitiness and drink from late 2017.
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