2021 Marchand Tawse Beaune 1er Teurons

2021 Marchand Tawse Beaune 1er Teurons



Man oh man, did I like this one once again…..Teurons has long been considered one of the best sites on the Beaune hillside. For several years (’12-’17), it had been particularly ravaged by issues ranging from frost to hail to oidium, but not since 2017…… The 2021 ended up being the fullest crop that they have yet had here, which was a very welcome surprise. It is plain beautiful in its complexity and harmony, quite complete and moderate. Gorgeous violet/lavender aromatics lead to a gorgeous sense of deep red fruits, with the echoing painfully pretty red fruits and spice just a soul-soothing delight. I was thrilled with this one, my pick of the estate wines and then some. That I am getting so much of it is a treat, so……Trust me here, get a 6pk or a case and thank me later. An outstanding value play, once again.

“An attractive glowing crimson purple. A touch more wood on the nose, and a suggestion of thicker texture to follow. 5 barrels, one new, Theurons having provided nearly a full crop. 20% whole bunches. There is plenty of sweet darker fruit with good acidity, this is what the vintage could have been like without the frost Middleweight finish and persistence. Drink from 2025-2030. Tasted: November 2022” 90-92 Jasper Morris “Four Star” wine

“(from Bas de Teurons). Once again there is that odd sort of reduction that the Burgundians call bourgeon de cassis (cassis blossom). The rich, generously proportioned and seductively textured medium-bodied flavors possess slightly better depth and length on the equally firm but less austere finale. (89-92)/2029+” Allen Meadows

“The 2020 Beaune Teurons 1er Cru contains 25% whole bunch with 20% new oak. There was a bit of reduction on the nose here, but the palate is lively and expressive with candied red berry fruit, orange zest and fine mineralité. This should turn into a very delicious Beaune but it will need time.” 91-93 Neil Martin for the 2020, NOT THE 2021 OFFERED HERE