Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Cellar Visit and Tasting (Day 3, Visit 1)

Gamay, Saint-Aubin

Tasted June 26, 2018 by Burgundy Al with 123 views

Introduction

Tasting with Nathalie Langoureau, including a visit by her husband Sylvain late in the tasting.

Flight 1 (17 notes)

White
2017 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Bourgogne-Aligoté France, Burgundy, Bourgogne-Aligoté
Barrel tasting at the domaine. Lemon and lime throughout, clearly fresh, but also substantive for the level. Probably very good value.
White
2017 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Saint-Aubin France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Saint-Aubin
Barrel tasting at the domaine. Assembled wine with be from 40% in barrel, 60% in st steel tank. Green apple and lemon with enough ripeness. Good+ length ans depth. Very good overall for its level.
White
2017 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Saint-Aubin 1er Cru Sur Le Sentier Du Clou France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Saint-Aubin 1er Cru
Barrel tasting at the domaine. Pretty apple and pear aromas with some background lemon. Same energy as the Saint-Aubin Villages but more precision, depth and textures, so a clear step up. 88-89 point potential.
White
2017 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Saint-Aubin 1er Cru Les Frionnes France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Saint-Aubin 1er Cru
Barrel tasting at the domaine. Slightly richer, riper and showing more depth now. However, slightly less bright and precise. Also 88-89 point potential.
White
2017 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Saint-Aubin 1er Cru En Remilly France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Saint-Aubin 1er Cru
Barrel tasting at the domaine. Much more floral and alluring to start. Clearly good ripeness and concentration, this should be charming when released and more nuanced 2-5 years later. 89-91 point potential.
White
2017 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Saint-Aubin 1er Cru Les Champlots France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Saint-Aubin 1er Cru
Barrel tasting at the domaine. Richer vs Remilly, but less bright. Good+ balance and length. 88-90 point potential.
White
2017 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Saint-Aubin 1er Cru Bas de Vermarain à l'Est France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Saint-Aubin 1er Cru
Barrel tasting at the domaine. Brighter again with impressive density. Very good length with a mineral finish. Very good 89-91 point potential.
White
2017 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Saint-Aubin 1er Cru Derrière Chez Edouard France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Saint-Aubin 1er Cru
Barrel tasting at the domaine. A richer styled St Aubin, but again slightly less bright. Good weight though good finish. 88-90 point potential.
White
2017 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Saint-Aubin 1er Cru sur Gamay France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Saint-Aubin 1er Cru
Barrel tasting at the domaine. Nice floral start with good depth and richness, slightly less complex nuance here vs a few of the earlier cuvees.
White
2017 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Chassagne-Montrachet Les Perclos France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet
Barrel tasting at the domaine. Slightly reductive. Rich apple from beginning-to-end once past reduction. Good depth, good overall.
White
2017 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Chassagne-Montrachet Les Pierres France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet
Barrel tasting at the domaine. Bright fruit throughout with good+ depth and length. Mineral-driven and nuanced finish. VG overall, 88-90 point potential.
White
2017 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Chassagne-Montrachet Les Houillères France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet
Barrel tasting at the domaine. Rich apple with an intriguing sense of salted caramel. Fun already.
White
2017 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru La Garenne France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru
Barrel tasting at the domaine. Rich and powerful apple and pear throughout, starting out sweet, ending lean and precise. Very elegant finish. Worth seeking out, 90-91 point potential.
White
2017 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Chalumeaux France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru
Barrel tasting at the domaine. Floral with clear intensity and allure. Powerful, in fact slightly backward, but a lot going on here. Needs time, very good 90-91 point potential.
White
2017 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Meursault-Blagny 1er Cru La Pièce-sous-le-Bois France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Meursault-Blagny 1er Cru
Barrel tasting at the domaine. Fresh and bright start, more chewy in the middle with an even more dense finish, perhaps slightly backward. Good+ overall.
Red
2017 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Bourgogne Hautes-Côtes de Beaune Clos Marc France, Burgundy, Bourgogne Hautes-Côtes de Beaune
Barrel tasting at the domaine. Near Saint-Romain. Made entirely in tank. Fun, jammy and simple. Good for its level, especially if this remains below $25.
Red
2015 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Chassagne-Montrachet Rouge France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet
Barrel tasting at the domaine. Ripe and forward with a nice balance and elegance, even if mostly simple. Probably good value, 86-87 point level.
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