2018 Marquis de Laguiche 1er Cru Morgeot Joseph Drouhin

Grapes Chardonnay
Colour White
Origin France, Burgundy
District Côte d'Or
Sub-district Côte de Beaune
Village Chassagne Montrachet
Classification 1er Cru
Vineyard Morgeot

A quite complete nose, and on the palate it is ample and fat, yet with a sleek minerality and purity. A very supple feel; classic Morgeot really, good gourmand richness and flavour depth - salivating. The Drouhins have run this as if part of their own domaine since 1947. Drinking range: 2022 - L&S (Nov 2019)

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The vibrant character shines through, along with flavors of butterscotch, peach, vanilla and almond croissant. Lean and focused, with toasty oak and a tactile finish that picks up a mineral element. Drink now through 2025. Drinking range: 2021 - 2025 Rating: 93 Bruce Sanderson, The Wine Spectator (May 2021)

Honey blossom, citrus and cooked pears, but ever so subtle on the nose. Full-bodied and layered with lovely fruit, light yogurt and pie crust at the end. Really appreciate the flavor and complexity at the end here. Drink or hold. Rating: 94 James Suckling, (Aug 2020)

This is ever-so-mildly phenolic in character (think olive or nut oil nuances) with additional notes of petrol, resin, white fruit compote and a dollop of toasty oak. The exceptionally rich, concentrated and powerful flavors also coat the mouth with dry extract that imparts a sappy texture to the solidly powerful and focused finish that delivers excellent length. There is a touch of backend warmth but overall, this is really quite good. Drinking range: 2026 - Rating: 90-93 Allen Meadows, (Jun 2020)

Joseph Drouhin

Despite the size of their vineyard holding, not all Drouhin's wines come from their own domaine, but most of the other wines do come from long-term contracts, such as exists with the Marquis de Laguiche wines. In all but name these wines are 'Domaine' wines, and the vineyards are cared for and the wines vinified with exactly the same care.

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