Background information

  • In vintage 1996: no information available on batonnage.
  • In vintage 1999: no information available on batonnage.
  • In vintage 2000: per Allen Meadows "did almost no bâtonnage."



  • Batard-Montrachet(04 Apr 2004): almost fully oxidized, deep orangey-brown colors [Don Cornwell]
  • Batard-Montrachet(18 Nov 2004): not oxidized, medium gold color, quite rich and fully mature [Don Cornwell]
  • Batard-Montrachet(14 Mar 2005): fully oxidized [Don Cornwell]
  • Batard-Montrachet (21 Nov 2005): color fine, some lightly oxidized notes on the mid-palate; pitifully inconsistent [Don Cornwell]


  • Batard-Montrachet (25 Jan 2006): completely oxidized; see 96 tasting notes [Don Cornwell]


  • Chassagne-Montrachet Morgeot 1er Fairendes (Jan 2008): completely oxidized [H. Steininger & friends]


  • Batard-Montrachet(26 March 2006): completely oxidized [David Ben-Yair]
  • Batard-Montrachet(28 Feb 2007): completely oxidized --see related tasting notes [Don Cornwell]
  • Batard-Montrachet(December 2009): completely oxidized and gone [Wes Jennison]
  • Batard-Montrachet (December 2009): 2nd btl, completely oxy and gone [Wes Jennison]


  • Batard-Montrachet (2 Fev 2006): deep gold colour, completely oxidized [JE Simond]
  • Batard-Montrachet (4 Oct 2016): deep gold colour turning orange, completely oxidised [Richard Brooks]


  • Batard-Montrachet(22 Apr 2006): medium color, no hint of oxidation, drinking nicely now [Ben Delancy]
  • Batard-Montrachet (18 Apr 2008): not oxidized, silicone treated cork; slight blue color on cork; drinking nicely [Ben Delancy]


  • Chassagne-Montrachet Maltroie(Oct 2007): 2 bottles, one beautiful and one completely oxidized [Ben Delancy]
  • Chassagne-Montrachet Chaumees(Feb 2008): not completely oxidized, but almost; blue tinged cork [Ben Delancy]
  • Chassagne-Montrachet Morgeot(Feb 2008): not oxidized yet, but starting to turn; blue tinged cork [Ben Delancy]
  • Chassagne-Montrachet Maltroie (Mar 2008): undrinkable [Ben Delancy]
  • Batard-Montrachet (29 Jul 2011): completely oxidized [Thomas Küntziger]
  • Batard-Montrachet (04 Sep 2011): completely oxidized [Thomas Küntziger]
  • Chassagne-Montrachet Les Chaumées Clos de la Truffière (Sept. 2014): completely oxidized, thankfully, my last Jouard [Howard Cooper]


  • Chassagne Chaumees Clos de la Truffiere(Feb 2008 - June 2009): 5 bottles, no problems, but surprisingly forward. [Paul Dellar]
  • Chassagne Chaumees Clos de la Truffiere(August 2009): It appears my concerns over the forwardness of this wine were well founded with this bottle being quite hopelessly oxidised [Paul Dellar].
  • Chassagne Chaumees Clos de la Truffiere(Sept & Nov 2009): 2 bottles, advanced but OK [Paul Dellar].
  • Chassagne Chaumees Clos de la Truffiere(Jan 2010): 2 bottles, both oxidised [Paul Dellar].
  • Chassagne Chaumees Clos de la Truffiere(Feb 2010): Thankfully my last bottle, unsurprisingly oxidised. Never again! [Paul Dellar]
  • Chassagne Chaumees Clos de la Truffiere(Feb 2008): whew - first one of theirs in a while that showed no signs of oxidation [Ben Delancy]
  • Chassagne Champs Gain (Feb 2008): same as the note immediatly above [Ben Delancy]
  • Batard-Montrachet (May 2014): a full case - fully oxidized [Bill Lawrence]


  • Chassagne Montrachet VV (April 2009): not oxidized, drinking nicely [Howard Cooper]
  • Chassagne-Montrachet Maltroie (Jun 2010): very good bottle; no premox; unbleached cork, no blue tinge [Ben Delancy]
  • Chassagne-Montrachet Maltroie (Oct 2012): drinking very nicely; no premox; bleached cork, some blue tinge [Ben Delancy]