Goedhuis, November 2021
A beautiful contrast to the “Forgets” cuvée. This wine is more subtle with its zestful zing of lemon sherbet and freshly squeezed limes. Its honeyed purity gives it a silkiness, a sense of grace and hints of Puligny purity reflecting its position adjoining the famous village itself.
Matthew Jukes, January 2022,
Quite riper and creamy with a faint mandarin note (which I am starting to think is a hallmark of the vintage) that is haunting and rather delicious. The palate is seamless, and the oak is very much under control, making it a very successful and flattering style of wine. While it is designed as an early drinker, there is no doubt that it will hold for a good few years, too.
Jasper Morris MW, January 2022,
Bottled late November. Pretty lemon with a lime tint, this is a little stricter at first on the nose, after bottling, but with a wonderful wealth of apple and fresh pear fruit behind, and very good length. Extremely successful. Fine long aftertaste.
Domaine Patrick Javillier
Visits to Patrick Javillier’s cellars are always a delight. His enthusiasm and passion for his subject and in particular the wines of Meursault are second to none. Like all great winemakers he has his own views as to how wines should be made and the benefits of ageing both in cask and bottle and everything is thought out meticulously with this in mind. He makes wonderfully textbook wines, which for us are the most perfect reflection of the wines of Meursault. His wines have the natural exuberance that one expects from this the most exotic of the three famous white Côte de Beaune villages, whilst having a complexity of texture that only the very finest vineyards and producers ever seem to produce.