Sarah and I shared a chuckle when discussing this wine, which consistently finds blind tasters choosing the dynamism and complexity of this wine over their Meursault villages Santenots, even if label licker bias would suggest otherwise. From a minute .08 hectare parcel which is particularly rocky/calcaire (limestone) upper slope site that is particularly well ventilated/cool in Monthélie that was planted over to white some 15 years ago. As many of you know, I am a rockhead at heart when it comes to white Burgundy, and this is one that I am very very happy to add to the stable, even if in minute quantity. Thank you, Sarah!
“Subtle but not imperceptible wood sets off the mildly exotic aromas of both yellow and white orchard fruit and particularly white peach and passionfruit. The round and seductively textured flavors possess a borderline soft midpalate that contrasts markedly with the bone-dry, crunchy, and slightly short finish. I suspect that the shortness of the finish is due to the noticeable level of gas so I would suggest decanting this for 15 minutes first. 90/2023+.” Allan Meadows for the 2018, NOT THE 2020 OFFERED HERE ———-> “particularly outstanding for their respective appellations and especially merit your attention”