Henri de Villamont Meursault 1er Cru Les Caillerets 2014
• Domaine: Henri de Villamont
• A.O.C.: Meursault 1er Cru
• Classification: Meursault 1er Cru, Côte de Beaune, Côte-d’Or, Burgundy
• Varietal: Chardonnay
Tasting Notes on Meursault
"There are observable but minor differences between the wines of the different Climats (named plots). In most cases, Meursault is greeny-gold in color or canary yellow, leaning towards bronze as it ages. Limpid and brilliant, it sometimes exhibits silvery highlights. Its bouquet has strong aromas of ripe grapes. The young wine is redolent of toasted almonds and hazelnuts in a floral (mayflower, elder, bracken, lime, verbana) and mineral (flint) setting. Butter, honey, and citrus fruits are also present. On the palate it is rich and fat with a cheerful and appealing taste of hazelnut. Unctuousness and freshness are in silky balance. Long and structured, it needs time to mature - this is a great white wine for laying down." - Bourgogne Wine Board
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