Grape Variety : Chardonnay
Soil : Clay and limestone
Site : The Premier Cru "Les Charmes" is located at the south end of the village of Meursault at the border of Puligny Montrachet. It is the largest terroir in Premier Cru of Meursault. The climat is located on a mid slope with an excellent exposure.
The Vintage 2016 : After a cold winter and a mild spring, the weather conditions in summer (with important differences of temperature between day and night from August onwards) were ideal and enabled a perfect maturation of the grapes. The harvest started early September under a bright sunshine. The white wines develop aromas of exotic fruit mixed with floral fragrances. Aging in oak casks during 12 months.
Tasting : Pale gold color. Delicate fragances of acacia mixe with refreshing aromas of citrus fruit and almond on a hint of vanilla Well-crafted and refined. Intense with a good concentration. Delicate oak note. Long and elegant finish. SCORES : 17/20 JANCIS ROBINSON - 90/100 WINE SPECTATOR
Food pairing : To be enjoyed with lobster, seafood, white meat and some cheeses (Reblochon, Cantal, Epoisse and Citeau).