Guide hachette des vins - 2009

  • Saint-Aubin Premier Cru Les Murgers des Dents de Chien 2006 *

    Jean-Baptiste arrived on the domaine and contributed to improve the rigor of the ageing process for white wines. The result is here ! Green gold as expected, the discreet but complex nose (cherry plum and grilled almond show through), this 2006 starts with vivacity. Lemony, it constantly stays alive until the finish. A mention for the Saint-Aubin Premier Cru Les Champlots 2006 , subtle and pleasant, you won't need to wait.
  • Santenay Les Champs Claude 2006

    One of our favorites last year was a Santenay Clos Genet 2005; this domaine proposes, in another village a less ambitious 2006 that still posseses an interesting matter; with thin oaky tannins (notes of moka). The warm bouquet with cooked fruit notes echoes the deep and intense garnet robe's intensity. A wine to open in a year or two.
  • Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Beaune rouge 2006 *

    Jean-Baptiste Clair came to help his parents in the vineyards in 2000. He endeavoured, for red wines, to improve the sorting and the quality of the harvest. This turned out really well for this 2006; crimson with roasted (six months in barrels, six in tanks), peppery and fruity accents. Thin and soft on entry, the palate soon becomes more powerful with a solid midpalate, attractive tannins, fruit and some persistance. No rush, the quail with prunes can wait a year or two.
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