White

2012 Domaine Bernard Moreau et Fils Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Grandes Ruchottes

Chardonnay

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Beaune
  • Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 26

  • hprphf wrote: 93 points

    December 15, 2020 - Superb energy and clarity, keeps going, spicy, baked apple, balanced fruit. 92-93

  • englishman's claret wrote: 89 points

    July 20, 2020 - Meh - good, but nothing too special. Chiseled, stony, lemony, slightly grassy. Some speak of a likeness to Roulot but we certainly didn’t see any.

  • Jammy Wine wrote: 85 points

    April 29, 2020 - The 2012 Bernard Moreau Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru Grandes Ruchottes showed a lower acidity profile and slightly higher alcohol than the 2013 next to it. Fresh pineapples and ripe lemon with creamy reductive note on the mid-palate. Impressive minerality and richness on the palate, knocking on Grand Cru doors. (85/100)

  • Nanda wrote: 93 points

    April 25, 2020 - In 12/13/14 vertical. Full, intense and appealing spice- and mineral-filled nose. The palate is bright and lively with good rich fruit. The balance is perfect. A wine of concentration, precision and cut. In harmony and my favorite of the vertical for right now.

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  • Burgundy Al wrote: 93 points

    April 25, 2020 - Domaine Bernard Moreau Virtual Tasting with Alex and Martine Moreau (Planet Earth): In sensational 12/13/14 vertical, each getting a few hours of air before tasting. Apple and baked apple with both sweet and savory spice. Starts out rich and mostly ripe, but finishes with a long, bright, nearly tart finish. Very good now, still possibly further upside.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
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  • By Allen Meadows
    Jun-14, Issue #55 (link)

    (Domaine Bernard Moreau Chassagne-Montrachet "Les Grandes Ruchottes" 1er Cru White) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By John Gilman
    Nov/Dec 2013, Issue #48, The Brilliant 2012 Burgundy Vintage: The Extremely Low Yields Produce Stunning Beauty

    (Chassagne-Montrachet “Grandes Ruchottes”- Dom. Bernard Moreau et Fils) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type White
  • Producer Domaine Bernard Moreau et Fils
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Grandes Ruchottes
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Beaune
  • Appellation Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 5 (5%)
  • In Cellars 70 (73%)
  • Consumed 21 (22%)

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