Tag Archives: Meursault

• 2008 white Burgundy deemed best since 1999

2008 white Burgundy deemed best since 1999

Burgundy’s 2008 vintage was described as “underrated” and “the best vintage for whites since 1999” by Jean-Claude Boisset’s winemaker Gregory Patriat at a tasting of the region’s wines in London yesterday. “If you like classic Burgundy with good concentration, this is an outstanding vintage,” he commented at the event, organised by Liberty Wines. Continuing he […]

• Why Can’t All Chardonnays Be Like This?

Why Can’t All Chardonnays Be Like This?

For a reasonably priced yet extraordinarily pure and intense example of what the chardonnay grape can achieve, look for the Bourgogne Chardonnay 2008, from the distinguished estate of Thierry and Pascale Matrot. The winery is in the white wine village of Meursault, though the Matrots also make white wine from Puligny-Montrachet and red wine from […]

• Rare sale of seven hectares in Burgundy

Rare sale of seven hectares in Burgundy

Seven hectares of vineyards have been sold in Meursault in Burgundy, including an outstanding premier cru, in a €12.3m deal. The sale consists the vineyards and their associated buildings of Domaine Rene Manuel by Burgundian firm Cottin Freres, which bottles and sells mostly under the well-known label of Laboure-Roi. The domaine includes the Clos des […]