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Wine Education Service - Fine White Burgundy

Imperial College

Tasted June 16, 2011 by tendring with 270 views


Presented by Sandy Leckie

Flight 1 (1 note)

2006 Pierre Morey Bourgogne Blanc France, Burgundy, Bourgogne Blanc
88 points
Light greenish gold.
Gentle citrus nose, sweet lemon, fresh.
Honeyed citrus, lemon and grapefruit, fairly bitter but creamy mid palate, quite long

Flight 2 (1 note)

2006 Domaine Jean-Marc Pillot Chassagne-Montrachet France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet
90 points
Light greenish gold.
Lovely nose, buttery lemon, quite aromatic.
Juicy, sweet, ripe fruity attack, dry, fresh, balanced, a serious wine but it's very approachable, a hint of oak.

Flight 3 (1 note)

2006 Louis Carillon Puligny-Montrachet France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Puligny-Montrachet
87 points
Light greenish gold.
Aggressive, volcanic nose, not very attractive.
Ripe fruit attack, very mineral, balanced, quite youthful, powerful.

Flight 4 (1 note)

2005 Moret-Nominé Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Folatières France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru
91 points
Medium gold.
Delicate nose, very attractive, sweet citrus, some oak.
Fruity, balanced, quite youthful, drinking very well but may be seven years from its peak, lightly oaked but well integrated mid palate, great length.

Flight 5 (1 note)

2005 Domaine Francois et Antoine Jobard Meursault En La Barre France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Meursault
88 points
Green gold.
An attractive nose, starts oaky, then citrus notes, then floral.
Slightly oaky, rich grapefruit, needs decanting, but it's drinking well, fairly short.

Flight 6 (1 note)

2004 Domaine Patrick Javillier Bourgogne Blanc Cuvée des Forgets France, Burgundy, Bourgogne Blanc
87 points
Light gold.
Buttery nose, sweet citrus, quite sweet fruit.
Attractive fruit, reasonable balance, bitter mid palate, medium length.

Flight 7 (1 note)

2004 Jean Noel Gagnard Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Chaumées France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru
92 points
Green gold.
A very attractive complex nose, a little development, floral notes.
Stunning in the mouth, Citrus, complex, on the youthful side, very long.

Flight 8 (1 note)

2004 Morey-Blanc Meursault France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Meursault
87 points
Sweet nose, slightly smoky, nutty, developed.
Attractive, simple, balanced, ready, quite long.
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