The producer Jean Dupont is unknown to me, and this is also my first white Burgundy from the vintage 1973. The Meursault 1973 is however a pretty special wine – still fresh and crisp after nearly 30 years. The bouquet is still quite youthful, and only a slight cheasy notes is indicating the true age. Otherwise the nose offer fresh fruit, with notes of elderflowers, elderberries, citrus and pear. On the palate crisp acidity, good concentration and balance. The fruit is getting a slightly creamy and oily texture, indicating some age, but far from 30 years. A very special wine … remarkably fresh and crisp, but is lacking the support and complexity of a fine terroir. It should be noted that the wine has been recorked and topped up in 2012.
Tasting Notes for this producer
- Jean Dupont, Meursault 1973 October 31, 2012
- WineHog rating system – more than points Tasting and rating wine is not exact science … and therefore I prefer to use a scale that reflects that wine is a living organism and that a wine can taste like 94 points one day … and 93 the next day … depending on the moon, the glass, temperature and or my mood! I ...