Classic luxury Meursault. You can find in this wine all you like about great white wines from Côte de Beaune. A mineral structure for this aromatic and complex wine. A deliciously long finish. Very smart white for your great occasions.
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|Classic luxury Meursault. You can find in this wine all you like about great white wines from Côte de Beaune. A mineral structure for this aromatic and complex wine. A deliciously long finish. Very smart white for your great occasions.|
|Wine Characteristics||Tasting and cellaring|
|Domain||Albert Bichot||Eye||Bright luminous straw-yellow colour|
|Vintage||2012||Nose||Airy, fresh and slightly smoked with elegant white floral and balsamic notes|
|Appellation||Meursault||Mouth||Refreshing with a minerality shrouded in a well-balanced sweetness.|
|Area||Burgundy||The finish is persistently refreshing and full of flavour.|
|Grapes||Chardonnay (100%)||Drink before||2020|
|Type||Dry||Open||Open and drink|
|Drink during a meal with a free-range chicken with cream sauce, a king prawns and mushroom risotto or a scallop carpaccio with hazelnut oil.|
|A word about the domain|
It all started in 1831 when Bernard Bichot founded a small wine brokerage house in Burgundy. The family story grew over the years and passed on to 6 generation
up to Alberic Bichot, the latest heir who manages the house today. The house is organised around 4 domains in Chablis, Côte de Beaune, Côte de Nuits and Côte Chalonnaise, plus several partner vineyards that provide the grape for the “négoce” wines. In a nutshell, Albert Bichot is a house that treats all wines as if there were Grand Crus and produces excellent wines in all categories. Best Red Wine Maker of the year in 2004, Best White Wine Maker of the year in 2011… and many more distinctions for this great house.
|What experts say|
|About the domain
International Wine Challenge: Best White Wine Maker of the year 2011
Bettane & Dessauve: 3* (High quality production)
Robert Parker: 2* (Good)
|And finally for the wine geeks…|
|Soil||White marly limestone-and-clay|
|Age of vines||20 years old|
|Maturing||Oak barrels (15% new oak)|
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