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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    September/October 2004, IWC Issue #116, (See more on Vinous...)

    (Comte Lafon Meursault Les Genevrieres) Subscribe to see review text.



  • By Stephen Tanzer
    September/October 2003, IWC Issue #110, (See more on Vinous...)

    (Domaine des Comtes Lafon Meursault Les Genevrieres) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Richard Jennings
    3/14/2014, (See more on 95 points

    (Domaine des Comtes Lafon Meursault 1er Cru Les Genevrières) Light yellow color; appealing, maturing, almond, hazelnut, baked apple nose; delicious, maturing, almond, hazelnut, baked apple, mineral palate; long finish

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  • By John Kapon
    Lake Como, 12/7/2009 95 points

    (Comtes Lafon Meursault Genevrieres) A pair of whites followed, and the color was noticeably different in the two. The first was much lighter and hence younger. It almost gave off a Sauvignon Blanc impression in the nose, but its palate was definitively Chardonnay. The nose was clean and fresh with a pungent core; it was taut and citrusy, wrapped around an obsidian-like minerality on a bed of honeysuckle fruit. The palate was very rich with lots of acidity and noticeably strong alcohol. Its honeysuckle qualities came on stronger and stronger and were joined by acacia. This 2002 Comtes Lafon Meursault Genevrieres had been open for an hour. It was another testament to the 2002 vintage, the most forgotten of the great vintages. Everyone talks about 1999 and 2005; even 2001 and 2006 get more recognition it seems, although I am talking reds, really, but even the whites seem to be less discussed in the context of greatness. This ’02 was loaded with Chardonnay fruit and flesh, and its minerals and acidity were superb. The only flaw was this spike of alcohol, but it didn’t detract from the wine for me

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