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Roncières is often bottled as Vaillons, as it lies on the same slope, but the exposition here
is easterly and quite different than from Patrick’s parcel of Vaillons in Les Minots, so he
logically chooses to bottle this on its own. The vines are forty to fifty years of age and are
planted in an unconventional east-west pattern. The 2017 Roncières delivers a fine aromatic
constellation of apple, pear, a lovely base of soil tones, dried flowers and a topnote of paraffin. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied, pure and vibrant, with lovely focus and grip, a very good core of fruit and a long, bouncy and promising finish...
John Gilman, A View from the Cellar