Chateau De Meursault "Clos des Grands Charrons" 2013 (Cote de Beaune, France) - [WS 92] [BH 88-91]

Chateau De Meursault "Clos des Grands Charrons" 2013
(Cote de Beaune, France) - [WS 92] [BH 88-91]


Regular price $110.00 Sale price $89.97 Save $20.03
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WS92 BH88
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About this wine:
An expressive nose with floral notes developping on the ripper aromas. A precise and thin palate where the great length makes us discover the minerality of the terroir.

Technical Data:
Operated vineyard surface : 0.85 ha
Grape variety : Chardonnay
Soil : hard well-drained Jurassic limestone
Exposure : East - South/East
Location : mid-slope and top of the hillside VINIFICATION AND AGEING
Harvest : manual harvest followed by a sorting of the grapes
Vinification : after a static clarification, the grape musts are put into oak barrels to start their alcoholic fermentation
Ageing : on fine lees in new oak barrels (35%) and in oak barrels of one or two years
Time of ageing : 15 to 18 months

Ratings & Reviews


92 Points - Wine Spectator Magazine:

"This enticing white combines floral, stone fruit and citrus flavors with accents of spice. The rich texture is offset by lively acidity, leaving a long, lingering aftertaste of fruit and spice. Best from 2017 through 2024. 515 cases made." - BS (Apr 30, 2016)

88-91 Points - Allen Meadows' Burghound:
"A compositionally similar if slightly more elegant nose displays additional hints of chalk dust and jasmine. There is good punch and mid-palate density to the delicious and seductively textured medium-bodied flavors that possess lovely depth on the lingering, well-balanced and citrus-inflected finale. This should reward 4 to 6 years of cellaring yet be approachable young too if desired." - (Jun 15, 2015)

Antonio Galloni's Vinous:
"Pale yellow. Reticent aromas of pear and apple. Juicy and fine-grained, with spice, mineral and slightly tart lemon flavors providing good cut. Leaner than the 2014, but shows good inner-mouth tension." - Stephen Tanzer (Sep 2015)