Corton Background information


  • In vintage 1996: no information about batonnage.
  • In vintages 1999 and 2000: under new winemaker Philippe Prost, batonnage is used but is done by rolling the barrels to avoid the unnecessary addition of oxygen.
  • In vintage 2002: a bit more lees stirring than normal because the acids were good and would support more richness. "We continued the lees stirring after the malos had finished, wihch is unusual for us." (Note that this was apparently conventional lees stirring --see comments on vintage 2003).
  • In vintage 2003: "We did acidify lightly after the primary fermentation but we did absolutely no bâtonnageat all, preferring instead to roll the barrels to distribute the fine lees. We used much less new oak than usual as the wines didn’t need it and bottled try and capture the freshness.”
  • In vintage 2004: Did more lees stirring than is the normal practice here.
  • In vintage 2007: Per John Gilman: now using unbleached corks and paraffin only coatings on the corks (not clear when this change was implemented). Per Philippe Prost, Bouchard's winemaker, corks are now obtained from dry-farmed source in Corsica where the the trees are stripped only once every 15 years. Moreover, because of concerns about large variances in the weight of corks (i.e. variations in cork density) Bouchard is now weighing all corks for their premium wines and is rejecting any underweight corks. Bravo Philippe!
  • In vintage 2009: Bouchard, along with its sister winery, William Fevre, has switched from natural cork to DIAM (agglomerated cork with a binding material. DIAM claims lower oxygen permeability than natural cork and virtually non-existent TCA)

Wines


1993

  • Montrachet (30-31 Jul 2008): two bottles, both completely oxidized [Don Cornwell]

1995

  • Montrachet(27 Jan 2006): quite young but already approachable, very good, not oxidized [Heinrich Steininger]
  • Montrachet (17 Jan 2010) Simply stunning, no oxidation, still hints of green colour, great acidity, time in hand, peaking now - next 5 years [Regan McCaffery]

1996

  • Chevalier-Montrachet (27 Jul 2005): no oxidation, but almost green acidity rated: 87? [Don Cornwell]
  • Chevalier-Montrachet (28 May 2010): no oxidation, fresh & elegant. Great bottle [H. Steininger & friends]
  • Corton Charlemagne (13 Apr 2005): no oxidation, best of the Bouchard grand crus, rated 93 [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne (25 June 2008): no oxidation, excellent; seems to have plenty of life ahead of it [David Honig]
  • Corton Charlemagne (April 2016): well, it's not yet resting, but it is definitely considering a cruise to the fjords. Oops, it's changed its mind, and booked a ticket on the Titanic, instead. So, "...as the sun sinks slowly in the west, we bid a fond aloha ...." [Ralph Earle]
  • Montrachet (07 Jul 2005): relatively disappointing wine, but very light color and except for a hint of hazelnut, I didn't see anything which could even arguably suggest oxidation, however, Howard Horwitz believed the wine showed some oxidation components [Don Cornwell]
  • Montrachet (June 2011): Not oxidized, in fact pale, youthful and fresh; slow to open but quite impressive [David Honig]
  • Meursault Genevrières (31 Jan 2008): not oxidised [Jan-Tore Egge]
  • Meursault Genevrières (17 Mar 2008): not oxidised [Jan-Tore Egge]
  • Montrachet (June 2015): three bottles from same cellar opened. First was pale yellow and unbelievably fresh! Second was mature, nutty, rich and excellent. Third was brass colored and thoroughly oxidized (Kent M)

1997

  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(1 Feb 2009): Not oxidised. Good acidity and minerality. Still tight, improving in the glass over the course of dinner. Better that the Monty (below). No hurry to drink up [Stephen Williams]
  • Meursault Gouttes d'Or(29 May 2008): Rich Golden Color. Not oxidized, drinking great in spite of the vintage [Keith Akers]
  • Meursault Gouttes d'Or(31 August 2008): not oxidized. very similar to previous bottle [Keith Akers]
  • Meursault Gouttes d'Or(Sept. 2009): not oxidized. Solid gold color, best bottle of the three [Keith Akers]
  • Montrachet(14 Jun 2008): not oxidized, suprisingly good given the overall reputation of the vintage. Improved over the course of 2 hours or so. Probably at its peak, but not yet falling apart [Stephen Williams]
  • Montrachet (4 Feb 2012): not oxidized, terrific nose that permeated the room. Very nice acidity and minerality, fruit has subsided somewhat; stood up well to a beaufort. Definitely at its peak, would not wait too much longer to drink [D.H. Lam]

1999

  • Chevalier Montrachet(June 2009): Not oxidized [Karl Wee]
  • Chevalier-Montrachet "Cabotte"(23 Jan 2007): not oxidized, quite good [Don Cornwell]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(28 Feb 2007): not oxidized, but quite oaky to the point of being bothersome--see tasting notes [Don Cornwell]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(29 Oct 2007): Opened two bottles. The first was oxidized while the 2nd seemed OK but the finish was suspect. [Kevin Harvey]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte "(25 March 2009): biscuit, on the verge of collapse [Herwig Janssen]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(9 Oct 2009): oxidized; sommelier reported three other oxidized bottles from another source over the past month (David Honig)
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(7 Dec 2009): Slightly advanced bottle which actually seemed to improve a bit over the course of a long evening. [Don Cornwell]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(31 Dec 2009): beautiful youthful bottle that was just stunning; seemed utterly unrelated to the bottle on Dec 7th [Don Cornwell]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(27 Sept 2010): not oxidized [Don Cornwell]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(8 Feb 2011): a fabulous wine, not oxidized. See 95-2000 Retrospective Notes. [Don Cornwell]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(21 Aug 2011): another absolutely fabulous bottle [Don Corneell]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte" (Sept 2014) Not oxidized. Delicious. [AT Bridge]
  • Corton-Charlemagne(Xmas 2010): not oxidized, very good in fact [Joe Durnell]
  • Meursault(23 Feb 2005): very badly oxidised [G Deschamps]
  • Meursault Charmes(Nov 2007): Oxidized; unbleached cork [Frank Drew]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(2007): 4-5 bottles not at all oxidised - (fresh, youthful, nice acid) - 2 bottles oxidised to varying degrees [Michael Warner]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(May 2009): delicious but very advanced/partially oxidized [P Muto]
  • Meursault Genevrieres (July 2017): advanced, but great aged white burgundy. [N Lau]
  • Meursault Perrières(Mar 2005): not obviously oxidised, but either tired or closed [Bill Nanson]
  • Meursault Perrières(Nov 2007): Similar to Bill's bottle; soft; unbleached cork [Frank Drew]
  • Meursault Perrières(Mar 2008): another similar bottle; perhaps beginning to turn ; also soft; unbleached cork [Ben Delancy]
  • Montrachet(5 Mar 2007): not oxidized and extraordinary--see 1999 tasting notes [Don Cornwell]
  • Montrachet(March 2009): not oxidized; wonderful [J. Floren]
  • Montrachet(7 June 2009): not oxidized; excellent [David Honig]
  • Montrachet(8 Mar 2011): not oxidized, but seemingly mature and losing grip. See 95-2000 Retrospective Notes. [Don Cornwell]
  • Montrachet(9 Mar 2011): Another bottle tasted the next night to check the one from the 95-2000 Retrospective. Identical performance. [Don Cornwell]
  • Montrachet (7 Nov 2011): This time a lovely bottle at its peak [Don Cornwell]
  • Montrachet (Dec 2012): not oxidized, excellent bottle that showed young and vibrant [MLT]
  • Montrachet ( Nov 2013) : pale gold color, but beautiful nose, no oxidation here[B.Henry]

2000

  • Chevalier-Montrachet(05 Mar 2005): (magnum) not oxidized [Don Cornwell]
  • Chevalier-Montrachet(05 Oct 2008): not oxidized [Mikelav]
  • Chevalier-Montrachet(5 Feb 2008): not oxidized, but a bit controversial. See 2000 tasting notes [Don Cornwell]
  • Chevalier-Montrachet(29 Jun 2013): not oxidized, amazing [N. Lau]
  • Chevalier-Montrachet "Cabotte"(27 Jul 2005): medium yellow gold color and aromatics more advanced than they should be and not a good bottle--however, this bottle was purchased for the LA SOB tasting from a local retailer and the wine had apparently been on the floor since receipt [Don Cornwell]
  • Chevalier-Montrachet "Cabotte"(5 Feb 2008): not oxidized. See 2000 tasting notes [Don Cornwell]
  • Chevalier-Montrachet "Cabotte"(Nov 2008) gorgeous near perfect wine with a long life ahead of it [Alan Weinberg]
  • Chevalier-Montrachet "Cabotte"(Jan 2010): not oxidized...still youthful [EW Yeo]
  • Chevalier-Montrachet "Cabotte"(Sep 2010): not oxidized...drinking beautifully [P Mesrobian]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Jul 2005): 2 bottles, both not oxidized, although yellow color and very acidic (acquired 2005, storage before unkown) [Michael Eder]
  • Corton Charlemagne(5 Feb 2008): not oxidized. See 2000 tasting notes [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(July 2008): Not oxidised, indeed pale, youthful and fresh...but corked! [Paul Dellar].
  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2009): not oxidized [David Honig]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Oct 2009): not oxidised, youthful (and very good) [Paul Dellar]
  • Corton Charlemagne(6 Feb 2010): not oxidized; brilliant exciting wine [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(April 2010): two bottles, neither oxidized; again an exciting wine [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(20 Sept 2010): oxidized aromas and darkish yellow. not undrinkable but pretty advanced [Wes Jennison]
  • Corton Charlemagne(23 Feb 2011): Not oxidized. See 95-2000 Retrospective Notes [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Apr 2012): Oxidized, from a different source than several earlier excellent samples (this one was corked to boot) [David Honig]
  • Corton Charlemagne ( Nov 2013) not oxidised, great color, beautiful nose, nothing wrong with this bottle [ B. Henry]
  • Corton Charlemagne ( NOv 2014) not oxidised, same as above, lovely wine[b.henry]
  • Corton Charlemagne ( Nov 2014) not oxidised, last bottle, fabulous [b.henry]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(Oct. 2006): 2-3 bts; not oxidised; showing as it should, clear, fresh, limpid [Nigel Bruce]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(July 2010): from magnum. Not oxidized. [AT Bridge]
  • Meursault Perrieres(April 2012) not oxidized (R DeAngelo)
  • Meursault Perrieres (Jan 2013) given the bottle in 2003, temperature-controlled storage since; cork and color fine, but DOA [Ralph Earle]
  • Montrachet(18 Jun 2007): not oxidized and again extraordinary--see 2000 tasting notes [Don Cornwell]
  • Montrachet(26 Feb 2008): partially oxidized and hugely disappointing. See 2000 tasting notes [Don Cornwell}
  • Montrachet(11 Dec 2009): out of magnum. No sign of oxidation. Nice but perhaps a little tight. (Howard Horwitz)
  • Montrachet(8 Mar 2011): Not oxidized. See 95-2000 Retrospective Notes [Don Cornwell]
  • Montrachet (17 May 2014): Not oxidized, very tight. Needs almost an hour to open up. [N. Lau]
  • Montrachet (5 Jun 2014): Oxidized. Bottle variation significant. [N. Lau]
  • Montrachet (April 2017): Oxidized [CJang]
  • Puligny-Montrachet Caillerets(21 Jun 2011): a rare bottling for Bouchard. Absolutely fabulous. Grand cru level wine [Don Cornwell]
  • Puligny-Montrachet "Les Chalumeaux" (2 Mar 2010) no oxidation, straw color; great bottle. (mLaverty)

2001

  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(8 Mar. 2008): not oxidized, very youthful [Don Cornwell]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(11 Feb 2009): not oxidized, but below Bouchard's usual std. See 2001 Tasting Notes, Part II [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton-Charlemagne(4 Nov 2011): Oxidized [AT Bridge]
  • Meursault Perrières(09 June 2006): Absolutely fantastic with about an hour of breathing, no oxydation [Michel Robert Abood]
  • Meursault Perrières (Nov 2005 - Dec 2006): 3 bottles, all very fine without any oxidation [Michael Eder]
  • Meursault Perrières ( April 2013 ) excellent bottle, very slow to open (B. Henry)

2002

  • "Beaune de Chateau" 1er Cru Blanc: very oxidized [Paul Ferrari]
  • Chablis(Feb 2006): young and fresh [Bill Nanson]
  • Chablis Bougros(Summer 2005): fabulous - shame they sold out [Bill Nanson]
  • Chevalier Montrachet(18 Feb 2010): not oxidized, truly outstanding and on this night better than the Cabotte. See 2002 Tasting Notes Night Two [Don Cornwell]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (Aug 2013): not oxidized [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(May 2008) Mid stage premox.Butterscotchy and frayed but drinkable.[Kevin Harvey]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(Jan 2010) young and as it should be [Alan Weinberg]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(Sept 2010) Completely oxidized
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(18 Feb 2010): excellent and not oxidized. See 2002 Tasting Notes Night Two [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Dec 2005 + May 2007): 2 bottles, both extremely young, but great (no oxidation) [Michael Eder]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Febuary 2009): Outstanding! Not oxidized [Lewis Dawson]
  • Corton Charlemagne(12 Mar 2009): excellent [Herwig Janssen]
  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2009); excellent, penetrating, all it should be [Joe Durnell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(June 2009): 2 bottles, also excellent,no oxidation [Joe Durnell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(November 2009); excellent, too young [pep]
  • Corton Charlemagne(4 Feb 2010): Very nice, not oxidized. See 2002 Tasting Notes Night One [Don Cornwell]
  • Corton Charlemagne(16 Jan 2010): Very nice, starting to come around, no hints of oxidation. [J. Floren]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Dec 2010): No premox, still young and where it should be at this age (MSaviage)
  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2011): No signs of premox - still young and fresh (MSaviage)
  • Corton Charlemagne( July 2011 ): 2 bottles, purchased at Domaine, tight and youthful, no oxidation ( R Younger )
  • Corton Charlemagne( July 2011 ): 1 bottle, still youthful, tight and fresh. (E Lundblad)
  • Corton Charlemagne (May 2012 ): 4 bottles, incredibly good, still crisp and full of flavor! [Bill Lawrence]
  • Corton Charlemagne, (June 2014): and oxidised undinkable had been stored at 12 degrees for years; Howard Hilton
  • Meursault Les Clous(3 Dec 2005): totally oxidized in 375mL format [David Chan]
  • Meursault Les Clous(July 2006) had 5 times since release, all in 750s, different cities and sources, none oxidized. [David Klinger]
  • Meursault Les Clous(Jan 2006): not oxidized but very forward; blue tinged cork [B. Delancy]
  • Meursault Les Clous(Nov 2005 - May 2007): 5 bottles, none oxidized, one perhaps a bit more advanced than it should have been [Michael Eder]
  • Meursault Les Clous(Apr 2009): not oxidized, very good. [Andrew Phillips]
  • Meursault Les Clous(Jun 2009): Premoxed - badly. [Mike Klein]
  • Meursault Les Clous(Apr 2009): not oxidized. [P Muto]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(Feb 2007): had 5 times since release, all in 750s, different cities and sources, none oxidized.[David Klinger]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(Mar 2006): Youthful, very good, precise [Joe Durnell]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(Oct 2007): Youthful, very good, [Ben Delancy]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(Jan. 2008): Youthful, very good [Howard Cooper]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(May 2009) Completely shot. Undrinkably oxidized. [Kevin Harvey]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(November 2009): A bit more mature than in 2008 but not oxidised [Howard Cooper
  • Meursault Genevrieres(28 April 2010): From magnum. Recognizably Cote d'Or, but site character is absent and the wine is cracking up. My first experience of premox (or heat damage) in a 1500ml bottle. [David Honig]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(18 Dec 2010): A second magnum from the same source was fresh, not oxidized and showing very well [David Honig]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(4 Sept 2011): Third magnum from the same source was, if anything, younger than the last one, very stony and just entering peak form. [David Honig]
  • Meursault Genevrieres: (March 12 2011). Total premox, DOA. [Chris Brown]
  • Meursault Perrières(Mar 2005): very tasty, not oxidised [Bill Nanson]
  • Meursault Perrieres( Mar 12 , 2005 ) : oxidized , second bottle too ( Herwig Janssen )
  • Meursault Perrieres( May 28, 2009 ) : totally oxidized ,undrinkable (Dale Williams )
  • Meursault Perrières(Jun 2009): still young color, lots of oxidative aroma and flavour though - 10 from 12 okay before this [Bill Nanson]
  • Meursault Perrieres(Oct 2009): med gold color is darker than you'd expect at this age; hints of premox on the nose (sweeter, lacking minerality); great intensity in the mouth, but the ingredients suggest this is getting worse, not better in the bottle (MSaviage)
  • Meursault Perrieres(Jan 2010): Not oxidized. Cork not bleached, lighter gold color and an excellent bottle. [Keith Akers]
  • Meursault Perrieres(4 Feb 2010): oxidized and undrinkable. See 2002 Tasting Notes, Night One. [Don Cornwell]
  • Meursault Perrieres(3 March 2010): youthful, very good. [Jake Hartinger]
  • Meursault Perrières(5 April 2010): completely oxidized. Undrinkable. [Eric LaMasters]
  • Meursault Perrieres(March 12 2011): Premox. [Chris Brown]
  • Meursault Perrieres (Sept 2012): No premox in this magnum-tight and still young [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrieres ( April 2013) partially oxidised ( B. Henry)
  • Meursault Perrieres (Oct 2014) better than previous bottle above, barest hint of oxidation [b.henry]
  • Meursault Perrieres (Aug 2015): No premox-solid and drinking well [R Younger]
  • Meursault Charmes(23rd and 29th October 2010): Two bottles D. O. A. [Ralph Earle]
  • Montrachet(3 Mar 2010): not oxidized and quite good. See 2002 Tasting Notes, Night Three. [Don Cornwell]
  • Montrachet (16 Sep 2011) not oxidised, not as tight or as good as the 05. (Don Osborne)
  • Montrachet (August 2012): not oxidized, from half-bottle [David Kubiak]
  • Montrachet (Oct 2014): not oxidized. @Aquavit bday dinner [N. Lau]

2003

  • Corton Charlemagne(Feb 2008): Great, no problems [Peter Muto]
  • Corton Charlemagne (May 2014), not oxidised [B.Henry]
  • Mersault Les Gouttes D'Or (June 2010) One great bottle, two premoxed [Bill Sweeney]

2004


  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(May 2009): not oxidized, rapier-like acidity. Fresh as a daisy [Stephen Williams]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(Nov 2010) not oxidized, excellent. [Kevin Harvey]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(Mar 2012) not oxidized, but not as good as an earlier bottle [Ben Delancy]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte" (Feb 2016) not oxidized, but based on the fruit and structure I don't see it getting better... drink up (Mike Saviage)
  • Chevalier Montrachet (August 2012): not oxidised, very nice [Don Osborne]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (Sept 2012): not oxidized, delicious [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (Aug 2013): not oxidized, delicious[R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Jan 2007) not oxidized [Peter Muto]
  • Corton Charlemagne(25 Nov 2008): not oxidized [Dave Dalluge]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Jun 2010) not oxidized, still very young [Ville Viinikka]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Feb 2011):not oxidized, tight as nails [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne(April 2011) trace of oxidization on the finish [D. Elam]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Jun 2011):not oxidized [Ben Delancy]
  • Corton Charlemagne (August 2012): not oxidized [David Kubiak]
  • Corton Charlemagne(Apr 2013):not oxidized [Ben Delancy]b
  • Corton Charlemagne(June 2015): a bit advanced, not as young as it should be (Mike Saviage)
  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2016): very oxidized; undrinkable (J Lee)
  • Corton Charlemagne(Dec 2016):not oxidized, Domaine purchased-ready[R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Apr 2017): not oxidized, tight and delicious[R Younger]
  • Meursault Les Clous(Sep 2006): not oxidized [Michael Eder]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(27 July 2006): had 2 times since release, not oxidized [David Klinger]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(Aug 2006 - Apr 2007): 3 bottles, all of them not oxidized and very good [Michael Eder]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(24 Mar 2008): not oxidized, very good, still very young [J.P. Remon]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(Mar 2009): not oxidized [Dennis Ward]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(Nov. 2009): Youthful, very good [Julien Martel]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(Dec. 2009) (375ml): Oxidized - dropped off a cliff within minutes of opening [David Honig]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(Feb 2010): not oxidized [Julien Martel]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(July 2010): not oxidized [Michael Malinoski]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(January 2011): very, and un-drinkably, premox'd. Yuck. [Ron Movich]
  • Meursault Perrières(Mar 2006) not oxidized [David Klinger]
  • Meursault Perrières(Jul 2007) not oxidized [Michael Eder]
  • Meursault Perrières(Jun 2011) not oxidized [Stu Jakub]
  • Meursault Perrières(Aug 2011) not oxidized [Ben Delancy]
  • Meursault Perrières(Jan 2012) welcome new year with a brilliant, living chardonnay [Stephen Dreher]
  • Meursault Perrières(Nov 2012) not oxidized, beautiful wine [Ben Delancy]

2005

  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(Oct 2011) not oxidized. Simply stunning, if suspiciously forward at this age. [NTyson]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte" (Aug 2014): not oxidized-simply fantastic [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet - Magnum (April 2012) not oxidized. Lacking the intensity of the Cabotte, but nonetheless quite pleasant.cc. [NTyson]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (May 2012): not oxidized-fantastic and young [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (May 2014): no oxidation and very youthful [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne(May 2011): not oxidized, huge youthful wine [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne ( May 2012): not oxidised [Don Osborne]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Sept 2012): not oxidized-young and terrific [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Nov 2012): two bottles, one passable [tca?], the other non-oxidised and signing [AlexW]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Aug 2014): magnum, tight as nails, no oxidation [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Jul 2017): magnum, tight as nails, no oxidation and now starting to get fantastic [R Younger]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(Aug 2010): not oxidized (MSaviage)
  • Meursault Perrieres(Q1 2012): several bottles, not oxidized, youthful [Joe Durnell]
  • Meursault Perrieres (Sept 2012): Magnum not oxidized-very young and tight [R Younger]
  • Montrachet (16 Oct 2011) Not oxidised. Outstanding/too young. (Don Osborne)
  • Montrachet (23 March 2013) Not oxidised. Still outstandingly good, more (but not fully) developed than the last. [Don Osborne]
  • Montrachet (may 30 2013): Not oxidised, same as march bottle [Don Osborne]
  • Montrachet (June 2017): Not oxidized, from magnum took a while but great after 2 hours [T Olsen]
  • Meursault Genevrieres (Nov 2013): 3 bottles not oxidized. All excellent. (Kent M)

2006

  • Chevalier Montrachet (Aug 2013) not oxidized, almost ready and a fantastic showing[R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(Sept 2013)) not oxidized, a flat out spectacular bottle [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte" (Aug 2014): not oxidized-purchased at Domaine case-bloody epic&young [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(Dec 2014)) not oxidized and clearly an up slope Montrachet [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte"(Dec 2016)) not oxidized, a flat out wow bottle [R Younger]
  • Meursault Les Clous(Jul 2010): 3 bottles not oxidized, purchased at Domaine [R Younger]
  • Meursault Les Clous( July 2011 ): 2 bottles not oxidized, purchased at Domaine [ R Younger ]
  • Meursault Les Clous ( Aug 2012 ): 2 bottles not oxidized, Domaine purchased[R Younger]
  • Meursault Les Clous (Aug 2013): 4 bottles not oxidized, Domaine purchased[R Younger]
  • Meursault Les Clous (Jul 2015): no pre-mox ,last bottle of case, Domaine purchased [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrières(Jul 2010): not oxidized, purchased at Domaine [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrières ( Aug 2012): not oxidized,youthful, purchased at Domain [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrières (April 2013) excellent bottle ( B.Henry)
  • Meursault Perrières (Aug 2013): 4 bottles not oxidized, Domaine purchased [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrières (Aug 2014): 2 bottles not oxidized and youthful [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrières (Jul 2015): 2 bottles not oxidized and youthful [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrières (Jul 2016): 2 bottles not oxidized and just starting to peak [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrières (Dec 2016): 2 bottles not oxidized and ready [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrières (Jul 2017): 2 bottles not oxidized and youthful and frankly outstandingl [R Younger]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(Aug 2010):3 bottles not oxidized and delicious, purchased at Domaine [R Younger]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(July 2011 ): 2 bottles, purchased at Domaine, not oxidized, youthful [ R Younger ]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(March 2010): not oxidized [Julien Martel]
  • Meursault Genevrieres(April 2010): not oxidized [Julien Martel]
  • Meursault Genevrieres (April 2011): Not oxidized [M Gillick]
  • Meursault Genevrieres ( Aug 2012 ): Not oxidized and delicious [R Younger]
  • Meursault Genevrieres (Aug 2013): 5 bottles not oxidized, Domaine purchased [R Younger]
  • Meursault Genevrieres ( Aug 2014 ): 2 bottles not oxidized, Domaine purchased and as good as 1er cru Meursault gets[R Younger]
  • Meursault Genevrieres (Jan 2015): Not oxidized and clearly punching way above its weight class [R Younger]
  • Meursault Genevrieres (Jul 2015): Not oxidized and delicious [R Younger]
  • Meursault Genevrieres (Jul 2016): 2 bottles not oxidized, peaking now and delicious [R Younger]
  • Meursault Genevrieres (Dec 2016): Not oxidized and peaking [R Younger]
  • Meursault Genevrieres (Jul 2017):2 bottles not oxidized and easily would slaughter all comers in a blind white burg tasting-happily have 8 bottles left [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Sept 2013): 1 bottle noticeably oxidised; colour - just, nose - brown apples, palate obvious; well cellared [Greg Munyard]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Aug 2014): no oxidation, fantastic [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Jul 2015): no oxidation, solid and youthful [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Dec 2016): 2 bottles no oxidation, fantastic [R Younger]

2007


  • Chevalier Montrachet (Sept 2012): magnum , youthful, not oxidized [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (Sept 2012): magnum,2 days later than above, not oxidized, young, and fabulous [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (June 2013): Domaine purchased not oxidized, tight and very youthful [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (Aug 2013)): Domaine purchased, not oxidized, tight and delicious [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (May 2014): Domaine purchased, not oxidized and very young [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (May 2016): 31 bottles served at NA Grand Conseil-reference standard- no oxidation [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (Jan 2017): Domaine purchased, not oxidized and still very young [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (Feb 2017): Domaine purchased, not oxidized and entering the realm of magnificent[R Younger]
  • Corton-Charlemagne(Dec 2011): not oxidized, great wine [Joe Durnell]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Aug 2014): not oxidized and young [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Dec 2014): immediately oxidized upon opening [A Moore]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Dec 2015): nice wine, no oxidation[b.henry]
  • Corton Charlemagne (May 2016): Domaine purchased 31 bottles served at Confrerie event-one corked and none oxidized-still tight [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne (July 2016): Domaine purchased bottle stored in cold (1-8 degrees C) cellar-2nd bottle of case opened and early pre-mox [R Younger]
  • Corton Charlemagne ( Oct 2016) lovely wine, no problems [b.henry]
  • Corton Charlemagne (Dec 2016): 2 bottles not oxidized and delicious [R Younger]
  • Meursault Genevrieres (Aug 2014): not oxidized, just about ready [R Younger]
  • Meursault Genevrieres (Jul 2015): not oxidized, tight-purchased direct at Domaine [R Younger]
  • Meursault Genevrieres (Dec 2016):2 bottles not oxidized, delicious-purchased direct at Domaine [R Younger]
  • Meursault Genevrieres (Jul 2017): 2 bottles domaine purchased,not oxidized, tight-purchased direct at Domaine and entering the realm of wow [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrières (June 2010) not oxidized [Leah Amir]
  • Meursault Perrières (Sep 2011) not oxidized, drinking great [Ville Viinikka]
  • Meursault Perrières (October 2011) not oxidized [Julien Martel]
  • Meursault Perrières (December 2011) not oxidized, excellent. [Leah Amir]
  • Meursault Perrieres (Nov 2012) Not oxidized [Rick Dalia]
  • Meursault Perrieres (Dec 2012) Not oxidized, stunning wine! [H S e l t e]
  • Meursault Perrieres (Aug 2013) not oxidized, very good. [Rick Dalia]
  • Meursault Perrières (Aug 2014) not oxidized, tight-direct purchase domaine [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrières (Jul 2015) not oxidized, tight, Domaine purchased [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrières (Aug 2015): Mag, not oxidized, tight [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrières (Dec 2016) 2 bottles not oxidized, tight, Domaine purchased [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrières (Jul 2017) not oxidized, tight, Domaine purchased and entering the domaine of double wow[R Younger]
  • Puligny-Montrachet Folatières (Nov 2012): not oxidized; good [KI]
  • Meursault Perrières (May 2013) not oxidized, excellent (M Guinard)


2008

  • Chevalier Montrachet (Aug 2013)): not oxidized, tight and needs 5 years [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (Aug 2013)): 2nd bottle, not oxidized, tight and needs 5 years [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (May 2014): Domaine purchased magnum- tight as heck, no oxidation [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (August 2014): youthful, tight and full of potential [droch]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (August 2014): young, tight and reference standard [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (Jan 2017): Domaine purchased magnum- sensationally youthful, no oxidation [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet (Jul 2017): Domaine purchased magnum- sensationally youthful, no oxidation-a slayer of all comers white burg [R Younger]
  • Meursault Genevrières (June 2012): not oxidized, excellent (M Guinard)
  • Meursault Genevrières (May 2016): 36 bottles served at Confrerie event-all solid - no oxidation [R Younger]
  • Meursault Genevrières (Dec 2016): not oxidized, excellent[R Younger]
  • Meursault Gouttes D'Or (May 2016): 26 bottles served at Confrerie event-all solid - no oxidation [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrières (Aug 2015): 2 bottles not oxidized, tight [R Younger]
  • "Beaune de Chateau" 1er Cru Blanc (July 2014): Good bottle. Not oxidized,

2009

  • "Beaune du Chateau" 1er Cru Blanc (Aug 2013): 8 bottles not oxidized, Domaine purchased [R Younger]
  • "Beaune du Chateau" 1er Cru Blanc (Aug 2014): 2 bottles not oxidized, Domaine purchased [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrières (Aug 2015) 3 bottles and Magnum not oxidized, tight [R Younger]

2010

  • Montrachet (Aug 2014): Incredibly tight and not oxidized [R Younger]
  • Beaune les Clous (Oct 2014) 375 ml. Slightly oxidized and sour. (Kent M)
  • "Beaune du Chateau" 1er Cru Blanc (Jul 2015) Three mags domaine purchased tight [R Younger]
  • "Beaune du Chateau" 1er Cru Blanc (Dec 2016) One mag domaine purchased tight [R Younger]
  • Beaune du Chateau" 1er Cru Blanc (Jul 2017) Two bottles Domaine purchased tight [R Younger
  • Chevalier Montrachet (Dec 2016): young, tight and reference standard [R Younger]
  • Chevalier Montrachet "Cabotte" (Jul 2017): not oxidized-simply fantastic and defines the essence of all things white burg-a wine to savour to elysium [R Younger]
  • Meursault Village (Jul 2017) 3 bottles not oxidized, tight and stunningly delicious [R Younger]
  • Meursault Perrières (Aug 2015) not oxidized, tight [R Younger]
  • Meursault Les Clous (Dec 2016): 2 bottles not oxidized, Domaine purchased[R Younger]

2011

  • Meursault Perrières (Aug 2015) not oxidized, tight [R Younger]
  • Meursault Les Clous (Dec 2016):2 bottles not oxidized, Domaine purchased[R Younger]