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Bourgogne

Another en primeur Burgundy purchase, but something of a contrast with Blain Gagnard’s 2005 Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru. This one seems representative of the vintage: …

Youthful. Drinking pretty well now, but will be better in 3-5 years, to allow the slightly ‘hard’ acidity to mellow and integrate, whilst complexity …

Good, but not great, by any means. It was straight from the fridge, which wouldn’t have done it any favours on length & complexity, …

Got told off for noting this one at dinner with SJ, AM and Chris. Anyway, reasonably happy to have done so as it was …

The first of my case of different Meursaults from the wine shop in Meursault village. Shows the quality of the 2006 vintage for white …

A freebie after spending €400+ with Dad at the wine shop in Meursault. This is apparently from the border of I think Puligny-Montrachet, and …

A birthday present for SJ, since she likes Meursault so much! A bit of a risk to try a late ‘90s white Burgundy, but …

Infanticide. Sadly. Bone dry and came across as lean… yet flavour concentration or something suggested something that would unwind & blossom in say 2012 …

Sadly writing from distant memory, but an overall impression was a good wine for the vintage, albeit a touch lean and a need to …

Picked up from Waitrose because SJ likes Meursault. 2007 whites are pretty good I think, and this one showed well – though lacked a …