Background Information

  • In vintage 2004: per Allen Meadows-a severe débourbage, very little bâtonnage and only one racking right before preparing for the mise, which includes fining and a light filtration.

Wines


1982

  • Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Les Combettes (Dec 2010) Not oxidised or tired but not really singing. A good but not great bottle. Note Sélection Nicolas Potel bottling. [Regan McCaffery]

1985

  • Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Les Combettes (Sep 2010) No hint of oxidation over 5 hours, really fantastic. Note Sélection Nicolas Potel bottling. [Regan McCaffery]

1999


  • Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru (Aug 2012) Multi-vineyard 1er cru. Mild oxidation, drinkable but uninteresting (even the 2007 Bourgogne was better). [WL]

2002


  • St Aubin Les Charmois (Aug 2006) : No problem [Paul Dellar]
  • Bienvenues Batard Montrachet (Aug 2012) Mild oxidation, drinkable but uninteresting. [WL]

2003


  • Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru Morgeot (Sep 2009) 3 bottles in a row all oxidised. [Regan McCaffery]

2005


  • Meursault Perrieres (Aug 2012) 3 bottles purchased on release- not oxidized- tight [R Younger]
  • Meursault Poruzots (Feb 2014) No premox (Adrian Latimer)