- Domaine Méo-Camuzet
- Pinot Noir
- 2024 - 2034
- Case size
- En Primeur
Goedhuis, December 2020
Clos du Chapitre once belonged to the cathedral chapter of Langres, from which it takes its name. It is Fixin’s closest Premier Cru to Gevrey Chambertin and this 2019 is tighter and more tensely structured than their Marsannay. Brooding wild fruits unfurl on the palate, and hints of spice and fruit compote linger on the finish.
When Jean-Nicolas Méo arrived in 1989 he had very big shoes to fill. Henri Jayer, arguably Burgundy’s preeminent vigneron, had managed the domaine for the previous four decades under a share-cropping agreement with the Méo family. Since then Jean-Nicolas has more than met the challenge. Following meticulous viticultural and winemaking practices he creates wonderful wines with fine levels of concentration, and today, almost three decades since his ascension, it ranks in the upper echelons of the Burgundy firmament. The majority of wines are red, ranging from Bougogne Rouge up to their ultra-famous Cros Parantoux and outstanding Richebourg. But Jean-Nicolas also makes a miniscule production of white wine. He began planting the Chardonnay for his Clos St. Philibert on steep slopes overlooking Nuit St. Georges over 25 years ago from carefully selected Chardonnay clones. Domaine Méo-Camuzet has expanded its line of 'vins de négoce' in recent years. These wines are bottled under the 'Méo-Camuzet Frères et Soeurs' label.
Fixin is an appellation next door to Gevrey Chambertin in the Côte de Nuits in Burgundy. There are five Fixin Premier Cru vineyards situated in the western side of the commune.