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Bâtard Montrachet, Lucien Le Moine 2015

RegionBurgundy
SubregionPuligny-Montrachet
ColourWhite
TypeStill
Grape VarietyChardonnay

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Cs Bts Price IB GBP Per Score
Burgundy2015Bâtard Montrachet, Lucien Le MoineBT04375.00bt93/96 ST450096.0093.00Batard Montrachet, Le Moine, Lucien0.75
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Tasting Notes

(in barrel; 13.8% alcohol): Cloudy appearance. Very ripe scents of orange peel, lemon, pear drop and crushed rock; smells solid! Tactile and thick but with integrated lemony acidity leavening the wine's touch of creamy sweetness and accentuating its dusty rocky texture. Soil-driven, concentrated Bâtard but a bit less wild than usual for this cuvée. One feels the humidity of the soil here. A very classy, penetrating, fine-grained grand cru with a superb acid balance (actually 4.2 grams per liter) and outstanding rising length. An outstanding white Burgundy in the making.

93/96
Stephen Tanzer, vinous.com, September 2017
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