2020 Latour Giraud Meursault 1er cru Genevrieres

2020 Latour Giraud Meursault 1er cru Genevrieres

$139.00

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My chou chou perso (personal pet favorite), this is the wine that I consider to be a flagship of the estate, Jean-Pierre not only being one of the largest landholders in the site but also regularly making one of the finest white Burgundies found at any address from it. Genevrières, in my not-so-humble-opinion, is the most subtle and complex of Meursault’s “big 3” 1er crus. The archetypal architecture regularly presents an awesome sense of tension between silky textured citrus fruit and explosive minerality that settles into a weightless sense of filigree precision, long echoing in expansive, lacy fashion. This is of my three favorite white Burgundy wines in almost every single vintage……

“Clean pure yellow. The bouquet is over and above the Charmes. Juniper and verbena, depth and poise, concentration without heaviness. Then a pure white fruit with appropriate flesh. Not just intensity on the palate but depth of flavour as well. It is true that they are beautifully placed with their large plot of Genevrières Dessus, but even so, chapeau! Oak is present but perfectly integrated. Given the summer, I never imagined we would be able to achieve this freshness, this detail! Tasted: 10/1/2021” 94-97 Jasper Morris “Five Star” wine