Meursault Les Grands Charrons 2020, Domaine Jean Louis Chavy

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A lieux dit of 40 year old vines planted on the stony soils, adjacent to the old quarry site of Grand Charrons. It lies at the same height as the Meursault Premiers Crus, but with a more easterly exposure.
Type:
Vintage:
2020
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
100% Chardonnay
Genre:
ABV:
0%
Producer:
Region:
Country:
France
Sub Region:
Côte de Beaune
Sub Sub Region:
Meursault
Body:
Rich, rounded and full flavoured
Drinking Window:
Drink 2023 +
Closure Type:
Cork
£69.99
 

Domaine Jean Louis

Jean-Louis Chavy is one of the sons of Gerard Chavy. Jean-Louis now runs his own domaine whilst his brother Alain runs Domaine Gerard Chavy. The brand new air-conditioned cellar was built in 2003, in the heart of the village of Puligny-Montrachet. The winemaking methods used are traditional, and the result is elegant and rich wines which show no noticeable oak influence.

Tasting Notes

The nose is immediate and powerful, showing decadent fleshy tropical fruit, honey, buttered cooking apple and great minerality. The palate is full, ripe and creamy, rounded and golden throughout with an elegant and yet forceful character that borders on the hedonistic.

Vinification

The grapes were picked on the 27th and fermented in 20% new oak.

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