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WES - Fine White Burgundy

Imperial College London

Tasted June 16, 2011 by hadwin with 438 views

Introduction

A tasting of classic whites from the celebrated Burgundy villages of Chassagne-Montrachet, Puligny-Montrachet and Meursault.

Flight 1 (8 notes)

White
2006 Pierre Morey Bourgogne Blanc France, Burgundy, Bourgogne Blanc
86 points
Clear and bright. Lemon yellow. Angelica. Fresh and perfumed. Lemon citrus, ripe nose. Dry, crisp, good acidity with a touch of bitterness on the farewell. More lemon on the palate.
White
2006 Domaine Jean-Marc Pillot Chassagne-Montrachet France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet
89 points
Clear and bright. Deep yellow. Developed nose. Umami with some peachy notes and honeysuckle nose. Dry smooth, clean, soft. Sweet ripe fruit - peaches. Slight vanilla undertone.
White
2006 Louis Carillon Puligny-Montrachet France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Puligny-Montrachet
89 points
Clear and bright. Slightly pale. Punchy nose with minerallity. Volcanic. Citrus lemon and sharp on the nose. Dry, crisp, good acidity. More citrus, clean again with a little vanilla underneath.
White
2005 Moret-Nominé Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Folatières France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru
90 points
Clean and bright. Deep gold. Honeyed and developed nose with good minerallity. Almost candid peel. Dry, smooth, balanced. Well integrated. Ripe butterscotch, long and lingering.
White
2005 Domaine Francois et Antoine Jobard Meursault En La Barre France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Meursault
89 points
Clear and bright. Golden. Butterscotch popcorn on the nose with some ripe peach and oaky notes. Rich ripe fruit, good acidity. Well integrated but perhaps a little short.
White
2004 Domaine Patrick Javillier Bourgogne Blanc Cuvée des Forgets France, Burgundy, Bourgogne Blanc
86 points
Clear and bright. Light gold. Simple apricot and citrus nose. Dry, ripe fruit. Some subtle oak. Not as much intensity as I would expect. Simple.
White
2004 Jean Noel Gagnard Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Chaumées France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru
90 points
Clear and bright. Deep gold. Sweet ripe fruit on the nose. Floral and elegant. Dry, smooth, subtle but ramps up. Long. Rich, bold, complex, candid citrus.
White
2002 Morey-Blanc Meursault France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Meursault
88 points
Clear and bright. Golden. Soft nose with acacia honey and a touch of almonds. Dry, soft, subtle. Good minerallity. Honeyed. Lasting with that touch of almond.
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