The 2009 is golden yellow in colour with attractive notes of ripe fruits and white flowers on the nose. The palate is rich and full for a wine at this level, with stone fruits and mineral flavours too, supported by balanced acidity and a dry but lasting juicy finish.
Jean-Claude Boisset is going from strength to strength under the stewardship of Gr̩gory Patriat, and his wines have received much critical acclaim over recent years. Key are the entry point Bourgogne wines, which are sealed under stelvin, handled in the same way as the
The 2009 was whole bunch pressed, which is a gentle way of extracting the precious flavours and aromas, before the must was chilled to 12°C and transferred into barrels without settling, to conserve as much lees as possible. The wine was aged for 10 months in French oak barrels, without racking or batonnage to accentuate the mineral qualities of the wine. 25% of the barrels were new, made from French wood. The wine was very lightly filtered and fined with bentonite then bottled using gravity.