2011 1er Cru Poruzots Domaine Henri Boillot
|Sub-district||Côte de Beaune|
Full, classic hazelnuts nose. Palate ripe, vibrant, succulent and yet finely mineral too. Mouthwatering. Lovely balance. L&S (May 2017)
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The 2011 Meursault Les Poruzots emerges from the glass with green apples, flowers and pears. This is a decidedly bright, floral style of Poruzots. The overall balance is quite impressive here. Rating: 92 Antonio Galloni, www.vinous.com
Domaine Henri Boillot
A top producer for red and white alike. Henri and his son Guillaume have now moved all the vinification and élevage out of Volnay entirely in order to have all the wine in one place (down on the plain in Meursault). Not so 'folklorique', but a better tool to reach even higher quality levels. After six years working alongside Henri, Guillaume has been entirely responsible for the vinification of the reds since 2013 - Henri's contribution is henceforth entirely on the whites, but one senses this is really Guillaume's show now. Guillaume's major input on the reds was to end the practice of autmatically de-stemming everything - there is now some use of whole bunches and the wines have gained in definition and energy as a result, without losing the luxurious velvety richness and fruit depth that they have always had.
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