2020 - Meursault Cuvée Tête de Murger Patrick Javillier
Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Patrick Javillier
Region
Meursault
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2023 - 2030
Case size
6x75cl
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2020 MEURSAULT CUVÉE TÊTE DE MURGER PATRICK JAVILLIER - 6x75cl

Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Patrick Javillier
Region
Meursault
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2023 - 2030
Case size
6x75cl
En Primeur
In Bond
Case price £370.00 (Ex. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, November 2021

    Another fine example of Pierre-Emmanuel’s skill in blending 2 different climats within the appellation, Les Casse-Têtes up in the hills and Murger de Monthélie close to Volnay. A very expressive style, with sensations of warm toffee and fresh fudge. Initially the palate starts with silkiness and grace, but as the layers of complexity develop, you feel the vigour, vibrance and great depth in this wine. So much class, this is a total joy.

  • MJ

    Matthew Jukes, January 2022,
    Score: 18.5+

    The most backward and the most impressive of the Fichet Meursaults, this is a stunning wine with incredibly restraint and control. The palate is refined and marked with sweet n sour fruit and acid notes, and these roll on for minutes. Not a big style nor is the oak in any way evident here, this is a beautifully balanced wine with lashings of class and beauty. It is worth noting that this style will not appeal to those seeking big-boned, old-style Meursaults.

  • JAM

    Jasper Morris MW, January 2022,
    Score: 93

    Bottled late November. Fine pale primrose. The bouquet is notably more backward. I am waiting a moment and then the sense of volume emerges. Significant volume here, a thick but not lush texture, enormous energy, this will need a couple more years in bottle than any of the others.

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Producer

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.

Region

Meursault

Meursault is the first great white wine area that one stumbles upon on leaving Beaune. Unlike other white dominated appellations in Burgundy, Meursault has no grand cru vineyards. It nonetheless has significant flair and power which make up for this deficiency. Indeed, if tasted blind some of these wines could even surpass other Burgundian grand crus. They are no fainting daisies. This may partially be due to Meursault's lower water table which enables the roots to delve deep in the soil picking up many trace minerals and which further stresses the vines. In addition, the cellars are more profound and cooler, enabling long fermentations, which increase complexity and longevity. Some interesting red wines are also made.