Domaine Roulot, Meursault Perrieres 2012

Les Perrieres is the missing grand cru of Meursault with its sheer weight and underlying mineralic power. Roulot’s Perrieres is made from a perfectly located plot on the northern part of Perrieres Dessous … and it’s a quite big step up in quality and especially weight from the other lovely Meursault’s in the Roulot line-up. In the nose gorgeously pure white and yellow orchard fruits – notes of pear and more exotic fruit – brought forward and focused by a powerful yet refined minerality. On the palate crystal clear weighty and powerful – with ample and very pure fruit – focused and energized by a very intense minerality. The finish is long and very persistent … these are the qualities of a grand cru. A both impressive and gorgeous Meursault Perrieres … salute!

20120311-111932.jpg(Drink From 2026) – Very Fine+ -  (94 – 95p) – Tasted 17/03/2014 - cask sample.

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Domaine Hubert Lamy, Saint-Aubin Les Frionnes 2012

The Saint-Aubin Les Frionnes is one of the “lesser” 1er crus but still a both gorgeous and vibrant wine. The nose is slightly restained and more chalky and offer discrete white orchard fruits with more density and minerality than the village. On the palate lovely balance and weight … beautifully balanced and refined. A lovely energetic effort.

20120311-111932.jpg(Drink From 2019) – Very Good – (89p) – Tasted 17/03/2014 at the domaine.

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Domaine Hubert Lamy, Puligny-Montrachet Vieilles Vignes 2012

The Puligny-Montrachet is made on the village terroir “Les Tremblots” from very old vines – planted in 1946 and 1970. The terroir is located below Les Ensignieres on the Chassagne side of Puligny. In the nose pear and acacia blossom .. quite rich, ripe and expressive with a gorgeous display of Puligny terroir. On the palate very fine nerve and weight for a village Puligny … beautifully balanced. Really impressed by this wine … a top end Puligny village in my view.

20120311-111932.jpg(Drink From 2020) – Fine – (91p) – Tasted 17/03/2014 at the domaine.

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