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Bouchard Pere et Fils Meursault Perrieres 1er Cru 2018

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It is the stony ground to which the vine clings that has given rise to the name of this exceptional "Climat": "Perrières". This Premier Cru has been renowned for its finesse and pureness for many years: in the mid 19th century, the wine maker, M. de Vergnette stated in one of his works that "Apart from the true Montrachets, I know of no other white wine so exquisite". Later, Dr. Lavalle mentioned it as "Tête de cuvée" in his 1855 rating

A complex blend of floral notes and delicate oaky touches. Both full and subtle, this wine reveals considerable personality on the palate. Its marked liveliness gives it great freshness, a sign of good ageing potential.

'From the upper part, three plots. It is in tank having been racked and fined. Fuller colour in primrose style. This is a very fresh nose rather than the heavier style. Further back on the palate the weight of this terroir starts to show. A good example of Meursault Perrières.' - 91-94 points. Jasper Morris, Inside Burgundy

Additional Information
SKU:
3337690198081
Group:
wine
Country:
France
Type:
White
Style:
Chardonnay
Region:
Burgundy
Vintage:
2018
Size:
750ml
Vault:
Yes