White

1966 Maison Leroy Meursault 1er Cru Les Poruzots

Chardonnay

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Community Tasting Notes 5

  • rh53w wrote: (93 points)

    March 14, 2014 - Orangey color. Funky at first, but when that passed it was replaced by a lot of caramel, orange, grapefruit, apricot and a touch of band-aid on a very nice nose. The caramel is the very fatty kind that reminds me of the caramel sense you get from a nice jamon iberico de bellota. Soft, lovely mouthfeel, with excellent acidity remaining and citrus fruit all over the palate. Surprisingly long finish. Really great given the bottle's age. These certainly have some life left in them.

  • Burgundy Al Likes this wine: (93 points)

    October 20, 2012 - 50th Birthday Celebration Dinner with Wine (Chez Schmidt - Chicago IL): Started with a bit of sulfur, which is good, having kept this wine wonderfully fresh. Huge orchard fruit, slightly nutty, shockingly fresh and charming, lots of power. If tasted blind, I'd have thought this 20 years younger.

  • rnellans wrote: (93 points)

    September 25, 2012 - Deep yellow. Advanced with some apricot and apple in the nose. Lush with good fruit and some acid remaining. 93 pts.

  • BradE wrote:

    September 25, 2012 - Surprisingly good, and quite enjoyable after an initial funk blew off.

  • BradE wrote:

    December 25, 2007 - A bit oxidized, but enjoyable. Wasn't sure what to expect, as this was a major leaker, but a few of us liked it. Will be interesting to see if the non leaking bottle performs better/differently.

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  • By Allen Meadows
    4/14/2007 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1966
  • Type White
  • Producer Maison Leroy
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Les Poruzots
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Beaune
  • Appellation Meursault 1er Cru

Community Holdings

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  • In Cellars 4 (50%)
  • Consumed 4 (50%)

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