Background information
  • General: No batonnage performed here.
  • In vintage 2007: (per Burghound): targeting a free SO2 level of 35 to 40 ppm along with completely untreated corks and wax capsules. (NB. Its not clear precisely when this started)
  • In vintage 2010: (per Burghound): has switched diameter on corks from 24mm to 25mm; continues to bottle at 35 to 40 ppm of free SO2

Wines

2001

  • Puligny Champ Gain (Nov 2012): not oxidized, excellent wine [MLT]
  • Puligny Champ Gain (Jan 2013): not oxidized, not as good as Nov 2012 bottle but still very good, got better with air [MLT]
  • Puligny Champ Gain (Apr 2013): not oxidized but a bit more advanced than the previous two bottles and not quite as good [MLT]

2003

  • Corton Charlemagne (May 2010): not oxidized [MLT]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Dec 2010): not oxidized [MLT]
  • Meursault Genevrieres (May 2011): not oxidized, needed lots of air [MLT]
  • Meursault Genevrieres (Jul 2012): not oxidized, drinking well, could use a bit more acid but surprisingly good for an 03 [MLT]
  • Meursault Perrieres (Jul 2011): not oxidized [MLT]
  • Meursault Perrieres (Dec 2012): not oxidized [MLT]

2004

  • Batard Montrachet (April 2013) not oxidized - very impressive (R DeAngelo)
  • Chevalier Montrachet ( 29 August 2012): not oxidized, still an infant (Gilles Huygen)
  • Chevalier Montrachet (April 2013) not oxidized - painfully young (R DeAngelo)
  • Corton Charlemagne (20 May 2012): not oxidized, young but already showing well (Gilles Huygen)
  • Meursault Charmes (18 May 2010): not oxidised, excellent wine. Interestingly, while the bottle was on its side I noticed that the ullage surface area was smaller than an American dime. My five remaining bottles also have about the same ullage level. [Mlav]
  • Meursault Genevrieres (Jan 2012): Not oxidized. Fine. Still young (Gilles Huygen)
  • Meursault Perrières (Jan 2011): Not oxidized, oaky, slightly sweet [Frank Drew]
  • Meursault Perrières (Jul 2013): Not oxidized, young [R Younger]
  • Montrachet (April 2012): Not oxidised, Typical Montrachet nose, slightly narrow flavour spread. [Don Osborne]
  • Montrachet (Oct 2013): Not oxidized, excellent [MLT]
  • Puligny Folatieres (Sept 2012) Not oxidized - from magnum. Very oaky though - way too much coconut. His style today is the polar opposite from this bottle (R DeAngelo)

2005

  • Batard Montrachet (Dec 2010): not oxidized, young, great wine [MLT]
  • Corton Charlemagne (24 Mar 2008): not oxidised, great wine, still very young [J.P. Remon]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Oct 2011): 6 bottles not oxidized, young, structured [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne (May 17 2012): not oxidised, soaked cork, otherwise fine [Don Osborne]
  • Corton Charlemagne (June 28 2012): not oxidised. [ Don Osborne]
  • Corton Charlemagne (March 2013) not oxidized - very tight - hold (R Deangelo)
  • Meursault Charmes (Feb 2012): not oxidized, showing well [MLT]
  • Meursault Genevrières (20 Jun 2009): not oxidised, still young [J.P. Remon]
  • Meursault Perrières (20 May 2012): not oxidized, very strong acidity for a 2005 (Gilles Huygen)
  • Meursault Perrieres (April 2013) not oxidized (R DeAngelo)

2006

  • Chassagne-Montrachet Baudines (Mar 2011): not oxidized, still very young [MLT]
  • Chassagne-Montrachet Baudines (Oct 2012): not oxidized, still young, great wine [MLT]
  • Chassagne-Montrachet Morgeot (Jan 2011): not oxidized, very nice [MLT]
  • Meursault Charmes (Jun 2011): not oxidized, young, fresh and vibrant [MLT]
  • Meursault Genevrieres (Nov 2013): not oxidized, excellent [MLT]
  • Meursault Perrieres (Feb 2010): not oxidized, young but drinkable, great wine [MLT]

2007

  • Meursault Charmes (Oct 2012): from magnum, not oxidized and still tight as nails [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrieres (20 May 2012): not oxidized, still young, but brilliant wine (Gilles Huygen)
  • Chassagne-Montrachet Champs Gains (Nov 2013): not oxidized [Adrian Latimer]
  • St Aubin Les Meurgers des Dents de Chiens (Feb 2013): not oxidized, still young, austere but quite good, needs another 2-3 years [MLT]

2008

  • Bienvenue-Batard Montrachet (Sept 2011): not oxidized, very much an amazing wine, 3 bottles over three different nights w/same opinion [Alan Weinberg]
  • Meursault Charmes (May 2012): not oxidized and excellent [droch]