The tasting Grandes Maisons Grands Cru during Grands Jours de Bourgogne included the opportunity to taste some of the big wines from the 2015 vintage – wines I rarely have the chance to taste and evaluate from bottle.
The Joseph Drouhin, Le Montrachet – Marquis de Laguiche 2015 was one of the white highlights. The Le Montrachet 2015 is in my view spot on for the vintage – offering a hedonistic and lively Montrachet. While the 2015 vintage is both rich and generous it have a lovely energy and freshness – despite the rather modest acidity. The Montrachet terroir is however tremendously intense in it’s minerality, and offer a perfect balance to the generosity of the midpalate fruit. It’s detailed, forward and hedonistic with layers of ripe fruit – notes of white peach and gun-flint, and variations of cool orchard fruits. Very balanced in it’s discrete ripeness and opulence. Intense on the palate – yet minerally structured and balanced – with a long and powerful mineral infused finish.
(Drink from 2030) – Outstanding – (94 – 95p) – Tasted 15/03/2018.
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