2008 Domaine Roulot Meursault Les Meix Chavaux


  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Beaune
  • Meursault
Drink between 2012 - 2018 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 38

  • french16 wrote:

    February 16, 2019 - Really nice and dangerously easy to drink. Upon opening, was a touch soft with a very very light hint of baked apple. Then, really blossomed, very liberal with great acidity and a lot of candied lemon. Great wine.

  • il_diavolo wrote: 95 points

    January 16, 2019 - One of my best whites of 2018, so precise with lots of cut, good acidiity, chalk and lemon. Insanely good at this level.

  • Ms. Bubblehead Likes this wine:

    December 17, 2018 - Totally agree with the LittleHorse below. Quite a disappointing night for us on Roulot’s wines - three out of four bottles had issues.
    Thankfully, the 2008 Les Meix Chavaux was great, on the nose, slightly reductive (which showed modest change in style recent years from Jean-Marc), citrus, herbal, chalk, and matchstick, on the palate, generous yellow stony fruits with great balance and tension, the acidity was very focused and precise, good structure for a village wine.
    Les Meix Chavaux is at midhill in the village (around 250m height), and vines are around 50 years old, the plot is close to 1 h.a.

  • Burgnick Likes this wine: 91 points

    December 16, 2018 - Yellow fruit, minerals, chalk, matchstick and toast on the nose. Good density for a village. Very precise.

  • Burgundy Al wrote: 90 points

    December 14, 2018 - Wines Tasted at HDH Auction; 12/13/2018-12/15/2018 (Spiaggia - Chicago IL): Small glass, brief note. Apple and pear with plenty of floral notes. Impressive density formats level. Some evolution coming through, but mostly fresh. Very good now.

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  • By Allen Meadows
    July 2011, Issue #43 (link)

    (Domaine Guy Roulot Meursault "Le Meix Chavaux" Villages White) Subscribe to see review text.


  • By Julia Harding, MW
    4/30/2011 (link)

    (Dom Guy Roulot, Les Meix Chavaux Meursault White) Subscribe to see review text.


  • By Stephen Tanzer
    September/October 2010, IWC Issue #152 (link)

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  • By Allen Meadows
    June 2010, Issue #39 (link)

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  • By John Gilman
    Nov/Dec 2009, Issue #24, The Superb 2008 Burgundy Vintage- Already in the Shadow of 2009?

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  • By Richard Jennings
    3/31/2011 (link) 94 points

    (Domaine Roulot Meursault Les Meix Chavaux) Light lemon yellow color; focused, minerally, tart lemon nose; tasty, tight, laser focused, medium bodied, tart lemon, tart citrus, mineral palate with structure, needs 3-plus years; long finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type White
  • Producer Domaine Roulot
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Les Meix Chavaux
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Beaune
  • Appellation Meursault

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 17 (9%)
  • In Cellars 92 (46%)
  • Consumed 91 (46%)

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