SAVIGNY LES BEAUNE

2012 Blanc 1er Cru Vergelesses Domaine Henri Boillot

Grapes Chardonnay
Colour White
Origin France, Burgundy
District Côte d'Or
Sub-district Côte de Beaune
Village Savigny les Beaune
Classification 1er Cru
ABV 13%
Vineyard Vergelesses

Quite rich; there's a nutty side to this, grillé, savoury, fresh and pure. Well done! L&S (Jan 2014)

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A pungent nose of straw, citrus peel and pear scents introduces detailed and more vibrant medium weight flavors that display fine length on the moderatley dry, clean and delicious finish where a touch of minerality adds a sense of lift. 2016+ Rating: 89 Allen Meadows, www.Burghound.com(Jun 2014)

Bright, pale medium yellow. Stone fruit aromas are complicated by a slightly funky leesy element. Then smooth and sweet in the mouth, with ripe stone fruit flavors complicated by a saline quality. Finishes lemony and dry, with a lightly tannic suggestion. The crop level here was just 25 hectoliters per hectare, according to Boillot. Rating: 87-89 Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar(Mar 2014)

Domaine Henri Boillot

A domaine which dates to 1885, but which began properly in the early years of the 20th century under the current Henri's grandfather (also Henri). His son, Jean, was the one who really developed it. Henri arrived in 1975 and worked his way up, becoming the winemaker. In 2000 he began the building of the new winery at the bottom of Meursault, and he then bought out his brother and sister to keep the domaine as one, renaming it from 'Domaine Jean Boillot' to 'Domaine Henri Boillot' to avoid confusion with his brother Jean-Marc's domaine.

After six years working alongside his father, Guillaume is the 'chef de culture', i.e. heads up the vineyard team, and has been entirely responsible for the vinification of the reds since 2012. Henri continues to make the whites which he likes to be 'straight, taut, precise, pure and elegant'. Guillaume's input has resulted in red wines that have gained in definition and energy, without losing the luxurious velvety richness and fruit depth that they have always had.

The Domaine totals around 14 hectares, with roughly equal surfaces of red and white, and of which just under 4ha is the Monopole vineyard of Clos de la Mouchère, a walled enclave within the premier Cru Puligny Perrières. The 2017 vintage saw the arrival of two new parcels of Grand Cru red, in Échezeaux and Latricières Chambertin

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