White Bour­gogne

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pre­ci­sion, a good fine­ness of the grain, a small min­er­al­ity as well as a slight min­er­al­ity. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of quince, fleshy mirabelle plum and small notes of physalis as­so­ci­ated with small touches of crunchy green peach, but­ter as well as very dis­creet hints of ap­ple and beeswax.

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

Do­maine Joncy - Granit 2017 Bour­gogne

The nose is min­eral and offers a slight fresh­ness. It re­veals notes of ripe white fruits (brugnon, pear) as­so­ci­ated with small touches of min­er­al­ity and very dis­creet hints of cit­rus. The palate is fruity, fresh, min­eral, well-bal­anced and offers a slight suavity, dy­namism, a slight ten­sion as well as a small fat. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of crushed pear, crushed brugnon and small notes of kumquat, ripe lemon as­so­ci­ated with a very dis­creet touch of but­ter. Good length.

Score : 14.5/20 (88/100)

Fel­lot Ema­manuel - Chardon­nay 2017 Bour­gogne

The nose is fruity, juicy, well-built and offers a good def­i­ni­tion. It re­veals notes of juicy lemon and small notes of quince as­so­ci­ated with touches of juicy mirabelle plum, a hint of physalis as well as a very dis­creet hint of yel­low flow­ers and an im­per­cep­ti­ble hint of beeswax (in the back­ground). The palate is fruity, well-bal­anced and offers a beau­ti­ful juici­ness, a beau­ti­ful def­i­ni­tion, a beau­ti­ful acidu­lous frame, gour­man­dize, dy­namism as well as an acidu­lous frame. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of juicy ripe lemons, quince and small notes of pear as­so­ci­ated with small touches of fleshy / crushed mirabelle plum, small hints of peach, white flow­ers as well as a very dis­creet hint of but­ter. Good length. A beau­ti­ful, gour­mand and very slightly unc­tu­ous wine.

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

Do­maine Stéphane de Sousa - Les Magny 2017 Bour­gogne Côte-D’Or

The nose is fresh, fruity and offers a very slight con­cen­tra­tion. It re­veals notes of quince, crunchy physalis and small notes of ripe white fruits, small yel­low fruits as­so­ci­ated with dis­creet hints of beeswax as well as a very dis­creet hint of leather / spices. The palate is fruity, well-bal­anced and offers a beau­ti­ful juici­ness, a beau­ti­ful min­eral frame as well as a good fresh­ness. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of quince, crunchy / fresh physalis and small notes of small yel­low fruits as­so­ci­ated with small touches of ripe / juicy cit­rus, ripe red ap­ple, beeswax as well as an im­per­cep­ti­ble hint of spices.

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

Château de Messey - Les Crêts 2016 Mâ­con Chardon­nay

The nose is fruity, fresh and offers fleshi­ness, a very slight in­ten­sity as well as con­cen­tra­tion. It re­veals notes of Wil­liams pear, quince and small notes of fleshy / fresh mirabelle plum, ap­ple as­so­ci­ated with touches of fresh peach, a hint of ap­ple as well as very dis­creet hints of min­er­al­ity and fresh apri­cots (in the back­ground). The palate is fruity, fresh, well-bal­anced, very dis­creetly tight, racy and offers a good def­i­ni­tion, a slight acidu­lous frame, pré­ci­sion as well as a slight ten­sion. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of crunchy pear and crunchy / ripe peach com­bined with small notes of quince, fresh cit­rus as well as very dis­creet hints of ly­chee hints and an im­per­cep­ti­ble hint of ripe / fresh ap­ples. Good length.

Score : 14.75/20 (88-89/100)

Hervé de La­vor­eille - Clos des Grav­ières 2015 San­te­nay, 1er Cru

The nose is el­e­gant, racy and offers a small juici­ness, a small fat, gour­man­dise as well as a slight in­ten­sity and a slight grain. It re­veals notes of white fruits, crunchy vine peach and small notes of quince, fleshy small yel­low fruits com­bined with a hint of kumquat, a toasted hint as well as very dis­creet hints of crunchy white fruits and but­ter / vanilla. The palate is fruity, well-bal­anced, racy and offers a beau­ti­ful fi­nesse, a fine grain, a slight acidu­lous frame, a beau­ti­ful def­i­ni­tion, a small fresh­ness, a very beau­ti­ful guide­line, a beau­ti­ful fi­nesse as well as del­i­cacy. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of quince, crushed pear and small notes of but­ter as­so­ci­ated with touches of fleshy / juicy mirabelle plum as well as small touches of kumquat, ripe cit­rus, but­ter and very dis­creet toasted hints / al­mond (in the back­ground).

Score : 16.75/20 (93-94/100)

Closerie des Alisiers 2017 Bour­gogne

The nose is fruity and offers a very slight in­ten­sity. It re­veals notes of crunchy vine peach, ap­ple and small notes of flow­ers as­so­ci­ated with dis­creet hints of quince. The palate is fruity, well-bal­anced, well-de­fined and offers a small suavity, a slight straight­ness, a slight acidu­lous frame, min­er­al­ity, a good guide­line as well as a slight ten­sion. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of crunchy pear, fleshy vine peach and small notes of quince as­so­ci­ated with touches of ap­ple as well as very dis­creet hints of lemon / lemon zest. Good length. There is an im­per­cep­ti­ble hint of but­ter on the per­sis­tence.

Score : 14.5+/20 (88/100)

Do­maine Poul­leau Père & Fils 2016 Bour­gogne Alig­oté

The nose is fruity and well-built. It offers notes of ripe Wil­liams pear, quince, crushed mirabelle plum and small notes of ripe / juicy tan­ger­ine as­so­ci­ated with small touches of peach, ly­chee, white flow­ers, rose as well as a very dis­creet hint of al­mond (in the back­ground). The palate is fruity, juicy and offers a beau­ti­ful suavity, fat, a good round­ness, dy­namism, a beau­ti­ful acidu­lous frame, a good def­i­ni­tion as well as a very slight ten­sion. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of quince, fleshy peach and small notes of kumquat, ripe / juicy tan­ger­ine as­so­ci­ated with small touches of zest, litchi, ripe tan­ger­ine seed, crunchy ap­ple and an im­per­cep­ti­ble hint of flow­ers (in the back­ground). There is an im­per­cep­ti­ble hint of al­mond on the per­sis­tence.

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

Do­maine Poul­leau Père & Fils 2015 Bour­gogne Alig­oté

The nose is fruity, slightly gour­mand and offers a small fleshi­ness. It re­veals notes of litchi, juicy tan­ger­ines and small notes of peach, flow­ers (lemon and peach) as­so­ci­ated with small touches of crushed pear as well as a very dis­creet hint of physalis and an im­per­cep­ti­ble hint of but­ter (in the back­ground). The palate is fruity, juicy, el­e­gant and offers straight­ness, pre­ci­sion, el­e­gance, gour­man­dise, a good fi­nesse of the grain as well as a good and slightlu tight struc­ture. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of ripe lemon, ripe quince and small notes of kumquat as­so­ci­ated with small touches of fleshy vine peach as well as dis­creet hints of racy min­er­al­ity, white flow­ers and but­ter / toasted hints. A beau­ti­ful wine!

Score : 15.5+/20 (91/100)

Château de Marsan­nay 2016 Marsan­nay

The nose is fruity, el­e­gant, well-built, racy and offers fi­nesse. It re­veals notes of small yel­low fruits, physalis and small notes of cit­rus (man­darin, lemon) as­so­ci­ated with slight touches of crunchy peach, racy min­er­al­ity as well as an im­per­cep­ti­ble hint of white flow­ers and ripe seed. The palate is juicy, fruity, racy, well-bal­anced and offers a good def­i­ni­tion, el­e­gance, a good fi­nesse, del­i­cacy, a small aerial side, a small acidu­lous frame as well as a good fi­nesse of the grain. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of ripe lemon, crunchy peach / brugnon and small notes of quince as­so­ci­ated with small touches of lemon zest, fresh man­darin, hints of ripe / juicy green ap­ple as well as slight hints of racy min­er­al­ity. Good length. Slight fi­nesse, del­i­cacy, a bit aeral as well as a dis­creet hint of ripe al­mond and ripe seed on the fin­ish.

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

Château de Marsan­nay - Champs Per­drix 2016 Marsan­nay

The nose is el­e­gant, racy, and offers fi­nesse, a cer­tain small richess as well as a slight grain. It re­veals notes of ripe cit­rus, quince and small notes of fresh / juicy small yel­low plum as­so­ci­ated with slight touches of cit­rus, racy min­er­al­ity / graves as well as very dis­creet hints of vanilla, crushed peach and a very dis­creet hint of dry al­mond (in the back­ground). The palate is beau­ti­fully juicy, gour­mande, well­bal­anced, racy and offers a beau­ti­ful acidu­lous frame, a beau­ti­ful def­i­ni­tion as well as a good fi­nesse of the grain. On the palate this wine ex­presses notes of ripe / juicy lemon, acidu­lous / juicy yel­low plum and small notes of tan­ger­ines as­so­ci­ated with touches of white fruits, racy min­er­al­ity / graves as well as a very dis­creet hint of al­mond and an im­per­cep­ti­ble hint of lemon blos­som on the fin­ish. There is an im­per­cep­ti­ble touch of but­ter / vanilla on the af­ter­taste. A beau­ti­ful wine!

Score : 16.75+/20 (94/100)

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