Domaine Jean-Nöel Gagnard, Chassagne Les Petits Clos 2012

The Morgeot Les Petits Clos is a more masculine wine than many of the other Chassagne 1er crus – but the 2012 edition of this wine is surprisingly refined and delicate. In the nose very pure white and yellow orchard fruits – notes of pear, apricots – hints of white flowers … infused with a quite powerful citrusy minerality. On the palate very harmonious and refined for a Morgeot – the fruit is very pure and delicate and somehow the minerality seem more refined and filigree than seen in earlier vintages of this wine. A very elegant and delicate Morgeot – impressive.

20120311-111932.jpg(Drink From 2024) – Fine+ – (92p) – Tasted 17/03/2014.

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Domaine Ramonet, Chassagne Montrachet Morgeot 2010

The Chassagne-Montrachet Morgeot 2010 from Ramonet is a beauty. In the nose fine complex notes of orchard fruits, citrus and citrus zest with a rather intense and robust minerality. On the palate very harmonious with a crisp and rich cool fruit – good balance and integration of fruit and the structuring elements. Rather accessible for a young Ramonet, with a lovely midpalate expression and a long mineralic finish. A lovely and quite refined Chassagne – with the typical robustness of the Morgeot terroir.

20120311-111932.jpg(Drink from 2020) – Fine+ 92p – Tasted 22/02/2013

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Louis Jadot, Chassagne-Montrachet Morgeot 1996

The Chassagne Morgeot 1996 from Jadot is approaching a state of maturity. The bouquet is showing quite mature notes – hazelnuts, honey and a buttery yellow fruit. On the palate matured fruit – again fat buttery notes – held together by the powerful 1996 acidity. The finish is quite long and mineralic with the classic 1996 citrus notes. It’s showing good harmony and freshness with the citrus notes in the finish adding a good balance to the somewhat dense fruit. A lovely mature white Burgundy.

20120311-111932.jpg(Drink From Now) – Very Good+ 91p – Tasted 31/12/2012

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Jean-Noel Gagnard, Chassagne Morgeot 1er cru 2008

The Chassagne Montrachet Morgeot from Jean-Noel Gagnard is a classic white Burgundy. In the nose fine chardonney fruit, with notes of citrus, almonds, acacia and a hint of exotic orchard fruits. On the palate very fine and crisp acidity, a very good midpalate concentration with lovely crisp fruit. It’s a well structured wine with a fine minerality and a firm acidity – perfectly balanced by a quite dense fruit expression. A quite powerful and lovely Chassagne – I really like the white 2008s. A fine wine … would give it some years more in the cellar, should keep 10 years.

20120311-111932.jpg(Drink from 2016) Fine – 92p

Tasted 29/06/2012

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Domaine Ramonet, Chassagne Montrachet Morgeot 2008

The Morgeot 2008 has a very charming but also discrete bouquet. Good minerality and a fine core of ripe fruit. On the palate very fine and ripe acidity, a wonderfull balance and harmony. Very good length with a good quite solid core of fruit. The fruit is balanced by a fine minerality and a ripe very refined acidity. The 2008 Ramonet collection is something special.

(From 2016) Very Fine – 93p

Tasted 02/08/2011 at Enomania

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