Original

Average (3) Ratings: 4.3 Hearts

Expert Ratings: 92.0/100 points

Wine Details

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Region

Burgundy

Vintages

2011 2010

Year

2005

Wine Description

Martin Prieur describes his young 2005s as combining "the density and fleshiness of 1990, the finesse and purity of fresh fruit of 2002, and the color intensity of 2003." The wines, he went on, are homogeneous in quality and are accurate expressions of their terroirs. "Almost the perfection of pinot noir," he summarized. The team did much less pigeage than usual because the grapes did not need it, and the fermentation went easily. None of the wines had been racked in November. "Dried fruits, haz...