Background information


  • In vintage 1995: lees stirred weekly through at least the beginning of June 1996, some MLs complete at that point and some continuing.
  • In vintage 1996: no information about batonnage.
  • In vintages 1999 and 2000: batonnage done but frequency and length not disclosed. More batonnage was done in 1999 than in 2000, however.
  • In vintage 2005: "much less stirring of the lees this year."

Wines


1996


  • Montrachet (2004): not oxidised [unknown]
  • Montrachet (07 Jul 2005): dark brown and totally maderized [Don Cornwell]
  • Meursault Perrieres (29 Apr 2005): not oxidised [H Steininger]
  • Meursault Perrieres (10 Feb 2006): very if not too forward [H Steininger]

1998


  • Montrachet (08 Oct 2005): not oxidised [Karl Wee]
  • Montrachet (31/12/2013) not oxidised, excellent [b.henry]

1999


  • Meursault Clos Mazeray (Aug 2007): Not oxidized; powerful and very good [Frank Drew]
  • Meursault Perrieres (Aug 2004): not oxidised [WK Choy]
  • Montrachet (08 Oct 2005): dark and oxidised [Karl Wee]
  • Puligny Combettes (Aug 2004): not oxidised [WK Choy]
  • Meursault Perrieres (May 2013) not oxidized. Yellowish gold.. Powerful (A. Fenster)

2002

  • Chevalier Montrachet (March 2012):not oxidized, still young and tight [R Younger]
  • Puligny Combettes (Nov 2010); oxidized, undrinkable [Kent M]
  • Puligny Combettes (Nov 2011); bad, oxidized[Kent M]
  • Puligny Combettes (Nov 2010); past its peak [Kent M]
  • Puligny Combettes (May 2010): Oaky and very ripe, no oxidation but not very good either [J. Prandi]
  • Puligny Combettes (Feb 2010) In good shape. mature. [Kent M]
  • Puligny Combettes (Feb 2010) Hollow, fading. [Kent M]
  • Puligny Combettes (August 2009): Disappointing - as a previous bottle drunk a year ago was very, very good. This one had golden colour. [Kent M]

2004

  • Puligny Combettes (Jan. 2010): dark and oxidised [JF Zarama]

2005
  • Beaune Premier Cru, Champs-Pimont (Apr 2015): nice color but oxidized. snif!
  • Corton Charlemagne (April 2017): Totally oxidized. Sad. (D. Attick)