White Bour­gogne

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Vau­doisey-Creuse­fond 2017 Auxey-Duresses

The nose is fruity, el­e­gant, and offers gour­man­dise, a fine gain, a fine power as well as a fine rich­ness. It re­veals notes of quince, crunchy yel­low plum and slightly kumquat notes com­bined with hints of ripe / fresh cit­rus (tan­ger­ine), hints of white flow­ers and very dis­creet hints of oak (in the back­ground). The palate is fruity, suave, gour­mande, el­e­gant, fine, del­i­cate, straight, racy, dis­creetly tight and offers a beau­ti­ful def­i­ni­tion, a beau­ti­ful fresh­ness, del­i­cacy, a fine power, round­ness, suavity, a racy min­er­al­ity, a small juici­ness as well as a fine acidu­lous frame. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of kumquat, quince and small notes of small cit­rus as­so­ci­ated with a touch of man­darin, ap­ple as well as very dis­creet toasted hints, flow­ers and an im­per­cep­ti­ble hint of but­ter. The mouth is dis­creetly tight.

Score : 16+/20 (92-93/100)

Alain Gras - Les Crais 2016 Auxey-Duresses

The nose is fruity and offers min­er­al­ity and a slight power. It re­veals notes of cit­rus (quince, lemon) and small touches of zest as­so­ci­ated with touches of fleshy yel­low fruits, racy min­er­al­ity, a dis­creet hint of flow­ers, oak, beeswax, a very dis­creet hint of al­mond as well as an im­per­cep­ti­ble hint of gray pep­per and white flow­ers (in the back­ground). The palate is fruity, juicy, fleshy, well-bal­anced and offers a beau­ti­ful def­i­ni­tion, an acidu­lous frame as well as gour­man­dise. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of fleshy juicy mirabelle plum, fleshy yel­low fruits and small notes of quince as­so­ci­ated with small touches of kumquat, ripe / juicy cit­rus as well as a hint of peach, apri­cot and a very dis­creet hint of but­ter (in the back­ground). Good length.

Score : 16.25+/20 (93/100)

Henri deVil­la­m­ont - La Canée 2015 Auxey-Duresses

The nose is fruity and fresh. It needs to be put in carafe. It re­veals notes of kumquat, vine peach and small notes of quince as­so­ci­ated with a touch of vanilla, a hint of mirabelle plum, physalis, dis­creet hints of racy min­er­al­ity as well as im­per­cep­ti­ble hints of white flow­ers and but­ter. The palate is fruity, fluid, min­eral, well-bal­anced and offers a beau­ti­ful gour­man­dise, unc­tu­ousity, a beau­ti­ful fresh­ness, fi­nesse, a good guide­line as well as a slight ten­sion. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of crushed pear, crushed flat peach and small notes of kumquat as­so­ci­ated with small touches of quince, but­ter, racy min­er­al­ity and vanilla. There is an im­per­cep­ti­ble hint of al­mond on the af­ter­taste.

Score : 16+/20 (92-93/100)

Vau­doisey-Creuse­fond 2017 Bour­gogne Alig­oté

The nose is fruity and offers a small min­er­al­ity as well as pre­ci­sion. It re­veals notes of cit­rus (tan­ger­ine, kumquat) and small notes of ripe zest as­so­ci­ated with small touches of min­er­al­ity, small fruits as well as very dis­creet hints of crushed white fruits (in the back­ground). The palate is fruity, well-bal­anced and offers min­er­al­ity, a small juici­ness, a bit aerial side, fresh­ness, pre­ci­sion, a small straight­ness as well as a slight min­eral frame. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of ripe white fruits (pear, flat peach) and small notes of mirabelle plum as­so­ci­ated with slight touches of kumquat as well as dis­creet hints of yel­low flow­ers (in the back­ground). Good length. Fresh­ness. Pre­ci­sion and a lit­tle straight­ness. There is an im­per­cep­ti­ble touch of dried al­mond on the fin­ish.

Score : 15+/20 (89-90/100)

Mai­son Jes­si­aume 2016 Bour­gogne

The nose is fruity and offers el­e­gance, gour­man­dise and a fine rich­ness. It re­veals notes of quenette, brugnon, and small notes of quince as­so­ci­ated with hints of pear and dis­creet hints of cit­rus. The palate is fruity, el­e­gant, juicy, well-bal­anced, dis­creetly tight and offers a good fresh­ness, an acidu­lous frame, gour­man­dize, a good def­i­ni­tion as well as a very slight flech­i­ness. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of fleshy peach, quince and small notes of quenette as­so­ci­ated with small touches of fleshy / crushed brugnon, crushed pear as well as hints of cit­rus, a very dis­creet hint of vanilla and an im­per­cep­ti­ble toasted hint / al­mond (in the back­ground). Good per­sis­tence (with notes of crushed white fruits, cit­rus and toasted / vanilla).

Score : 15.5/20 (90-91/100)

Olivier Morin 2017 Bour­gogne Alig­oté

The nose is fruity, a bit close and offers a very slight fleshi­ness. The wine needs to be put in carafe. It re­veals notes of ripe / juicy kumquat, juicy mirabelle plum and small notes of quince as­so­ci­ated with dis­creet hints of racy min­er­al­ity. The palate is fruity, juicy, well-bal­anced, frank and offers dy­namism, a beau­ti­ful acidu­lous frame, fi­nesse, min­er­al­ity, a small dy­namism as well as a beau­ti­ful grain. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of ripe lemon, ripe kumquat and small notes of cit­rus as­so­ci­ated with slight touches of crunchy ap­ple, crunchy flat peach as well as dis­creet hints of al­mond and an im­per­cep­ti­ble hint of but­ter (in the back­ground). Juice, fi­nesse, min­er­al­ity and a lit­tle dy­namism.

Score : 15.25+/20 (90-91/100)

Syl­vain Dus­sort 2016 Bour­gogne Alig­oté

The nose is fruity, aro­matic and offers a slight com­plex­ity / rich­ness. It re­veals notes of fleshy white fruits and small notes of ripe cit­rus fruits (quince, lemon) as­so­ci­ated with touches of vanilla as well as dis­creet hints of zest. The palate is fruity, well-bal­anced, min­eral and offers juici­ness, suavity, a good fi­nesse of the grain, gour­man­dise as well as a slight acidu­lous frame. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of fleshy peach, fleshy pear and small notes of cit­rus as­so­ci­ated with dis­creet hints of kumquat and white flow­ers / lily. Good length.

Score : 15.5/20 (90-91/100)

Do­maine de Ro­tis­son - Les Chères 2017 Bour­gogne

The nose is fresh, fruity and offers a fine fleshi­ness. It re­veals notes of ripe lemons, quince and small notes of fleshy vine peach as­so­ci­ated with a dis­creet hint of ap­ple, pas­sion fruits, min­er­al­ity and an im­per­cep­ti­ble hint of flow­ers (in the back­ground). The palate is fresh, juicy, fruity, well-bal­anced and offers dy­namism, a beau­ti­ful acidu­lous frame as well as a good def­i­ni­tion and gour­man­dise. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of ripe / juicy lemons, vine peach, quenette as­so­ci­ated with touches of pas­sion fruits, ap­ple as well as a very dis­creet / im­per­cep­ti­ble hint of but­ter (in the back­ground). Good length and per­sis­tence.

Score : 15.25+/20 (90-91/100)

Henri deVil­la­m­ont Pres­tige 2016 Bour­gogne

The nose is fruity and offers juici­ness, gour­man­dise, min­er­al­ity as well as pre­ci­sion. It re­veals notes of quince, ripe pear and small notes of cit­rus (lemon, man­darin) as­so­ci­ated with touches of vanilla, kumquat / ex­otic fruits as well as slight hints of racy min­er­al­ity. The palate is juicy, fruity, el­e­gant, well-bal­anced and offers a beau­ti­ful suavity, gour­man­dise, pre­ci­sion, a slight straight­ness, a beau­ti­ful acidu­lous frame as well as a slight ten­sion. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of ripe lemon, ripe vine peach and small notes of pear, quenette as­so­ci­ated with touches of vanilla, but­ter, pas­sion fruits as well as a very dis­creet hint of lemon (in the back­ground). Good length. There are a dis­creet hint of vanilla and a dis­creet hint of al­mond on the fin­ish / per­sis­tence.

Score : 15.25+/20 (90-91/100)

Do­maine Joncy - Granit 2016 Bour­gogne

The nose is fruity. It re­veals notes of quince, mirabelle plum and small notes of ripe cit­rus zest as­so­ci­ated with small touches of white fruits and im­per­cep­ti­ble toasted hints. The palate is fruity, well-bal­anced, pre­cise and offers good def­i­ni­tion, suavity, gour­man­dise, fi­nesse, a min­eral frame, a bit aerial side, a very slight unc­tu­os­ity as well as a beau­ti­ful juici­ness. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of fleshy peach, fleshy Wil­liams pear and small notes of quince, quenette as­so­ci­ated with touches of but­ter, juicy / ripe cit­rus as well as dis­creet hints of al­mond. Good length.

Score : 15.25+/20 (90-91/100)

Do­maine Joncy - Granit 2015 Bour­gogne

The nose is fruity, fresh, well-built and offers min­er­al­ity as well as a very slight in­ten­sity. It re­veals notes of fleshy physalis and small notes of quince, fleshy / juicy mirabelle plum as­so­ci­ated with dis­creet hints of cit­rus, white fruits, beeswax as well as an im­per­cep­ti­ble hint of zests (in the back­ground). The mouth is juicy, gour­mand, el­e­gant, well-built and offers a slight unc­tu­os­ity,

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