Domaine Ballot-Millot is 12 hectare property, based in the heart of Meursault, and now run by the young and talented Charles Ballot. The Ballot & Millot families began acquiring vineyards in Meursault in the mid 17th century. When Charles's parents married, they brought together some exceptional holdings, including extremely well situated parcels of the two finest premier crus, Perrières and Genevrières. The ages of the vines range from 30 years for Les Criots to 70 years for the Genevrières. An extremely stringent form of lutte raisonnée is practiced in the vineyards, with no herbicides and minimal use of other treatments. All the wines are barrel fermented, with around 25% new oak.
This is a super, rich Pinot Noir from the excellent 2009 vintage. The palate is silky with ripe cherry fruits and succulent tannins. Now in the heart of its drinking window, so enjoy!
Enjoy with a 4 hour shoulder of lamb.