We had been wanting a top Chablis producer to represent for the longest time. We’ve found it in Athénaïs de Béru. Her clear vision and strong emotional connections to her ancestral lands allow her to make some of the most thrilling Chablis today.
Every accomplishment starts w/the decision to try😉
A little rehearsal before my trip... Burgundy, here I come!✈️💃🏻
Domaine Méo-Camuzet Corton Grand Cru “Les Perriéres” 2009
100% Pinot Noir... 13.5% ABV ...
The Estate was established in 1902 by Étienne Camuzet, a well known Parisian politician turned vigneron, & in 1959 it was bequeathed to Jean Méo, a distant relative ....
Domaine bottling only began in 1985 & reached full throttle w/the arrival of Jean-Nicolas Méo to take charge in 1989...
In 1945, Henri Jayer entered into 10 year share-cropping relationship w/Madame Noirot-Camuzet ... After her death the contract was extended until 1987 & after his retirement in 1988 he remained as a consultant to Jean-Nicolas Méo up to 1998 ....
Rating - 94 ST; 93 BH; 93 RP ... mine 94 ... ~ $240.00 ...
Coravin access - 01/29/19; 05/19/19 ...
Sumptuous & sweet aromas of red currant & raspberry marmalade, prunes, kirsch, espresso, balsamic spices, garrigue, briar tea & earthy perfume
Flavors of dried strawberries, rhubarb & woodsy spices w/filigree of minerality
Excellent intensity & power, impressive clarity & superb focus, firmly structured & exuberant w/silky smooth round texture, grace & regal elegance ...
Bruno Paillard’s finely crafted cuvées are evidence of just what can be achieved from a standing start in Champagne, with sufficient connections and determination! See for yourself at Taste Champagne London, and don't miss his N.P.U. Nec Plus Ultra 2002, at a glorious 17 years of age! ⠀