Meursault Charmes Premier Cru

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Region: France / Burgundy / Côte de Beaune Premiers Crus

Meursault is the center of four communes that make up the Côte des Blancs, named for the predominantly white wines produced there. The soils of Les Charmes are richer and heavier than the soils of Les Perrières, just above it on the slope, making Les Charmes the more typical, masculine Meursault. The Chardonnay grapes are fermented and matured in oak barrels for a total of 15 to 18 months.

92 Points

Wine Spectator

2017 vintage
95 Points

jamessuckling.com

2018 vintage
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tasting note

Seductive, lush and ample, with slightly lower acidity than other Meursault Premiers Crus, this wine offers ripe peach and apricot aromas and flavors in a fat, velvety texture. It will develop in the bottle for 8 to 15 years.

food pairing

Pair with rich or spicy foods such as foie gras, fish or shellfish in cream sauce, and ripe cheeses.

points of distinction

  • Les Charmes is among the most well-known terroirs of Meursault
  • Consistently a favorite white in the Jadot range, prized for its elegance and length
  • Will age effortlessly for years yet also accessible young
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"My aim is to craft enchanting wines that taste of the great diversity of Burgundy."

– Frederic Barnier, Winemaker

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