Domaine de Montille Meursault 1er Cru 'Les Perrieres'

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This wine is sold En Primeur. Estimated delivery Spring 2021
  •   Burgundy, France
  •   Chardonnay
  •   2018

Tasting at de Montille is always an education as the opportunity to sample across the Cote d’Or, the domaine’s consistently top class reds and whites, gives an unrivalled perspective on the quality and style of the vintage, accompanied by Brian Sieve’s typically measured appraisal. Only marginally affected by the frosts of 2016 and 2017, the domaine has enjoyed fairly homogeneous yields across the last three vintages. Great fruit set and warmer evenings but not the relentless heat that affected some sites established the tone for the domaine’s wines, and as ever, Brian is strict about picking based on the acidity profile of the grapes, which has ensured balanced wines with the correct pH and alcohol levels under 13.3%. Elegance, focus and energy epitomise the domaine’s wines and they were a pleasure to taste as always.

(NB - We spent even longer at the domaine this year as Etienne and Brian had agreed to complete the élevage of the barrels of Hospice de Beaune 2019 wines we hoped to buy at the forthcoming auction for our syndicate members. As experienced tasters of the Hospice wines, they also had useful advice on preferred cuvées, which was another factor in our choices. We later bid successfully on the barrels we wanted (Pommard 1er Cru and a rather fantastic Meursault) and they will be making their way to de Montille for completion…)

Great definition on the nose, rich and generous on palate too, with a sweet core but plenty of acid to power it along, this will be super. Tom, Wine Guru

The 2018 Meursault Les Perrières 1er Cru It has an intense bouquet – like other Meursaults from de Montille, carrying a little reduction, but with more crushed stone, mineralité and white flower scents than the Les Porusots. The palate is well balanced with impressive depth, tension and vigor, offering citrus lemon and orange pith mixed with hazelnut toward the sustained finish. Excellent. 92-94/100, Neal Martin, Vinous

The pick of Domaine de Montille's impressive range of white Premiers Crus in 2018, this is a stylish rendition of what many people consider Meursault's best terroir. Pear, apple and citrus fruit flavours are embellished by scented oak, racy acidity and stony intensity. Floral and crunchy, this shows the benefits of early harvesting in a warm year. 95/100, Tim Atkin MW

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  Bottle size 750
  Vintage 2018
  Country France
  Region Burgundy
  Grape Chardonnay
  Wine Type White wines

Domaine de Montille

A 75% Premier/Grand Crus Domaine

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