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Meursault

Meursault, a charming village nestled in the heart of the Côte de Beaune sub-region of Burgundy, France, boasts a rich history that dates back centuries. Though it lacks any grand cru vineyards, Meursault’s wines are esteemed on par with those from its prestigious neighbor, Puligny-Montrachet.

Positioned on a relatively spacious stretch of land measuring just over 5 kilometers from north to south, Meursault encompasses 381 hectares of village-level vineyards and 107 hectares of premier cru sites. The region predominantly produces white wines, with Chardonnay being the predominant grape variety, and a small portion dedicated to Pinot Noir for red wines.

The unique taste and character of Meursault wines stem from its diverse terroir. Situated on the limestone-rich slopes of the Côte d’Or escarpment, the vineyards benefit from classic Burgundy terroir, enriched by the geological differences across the commune’s vineyards. The hard Comblanchian limestone soils prevalent in the region provide an ideal foundation for Chardonnay, imparting a distinct minerality to the wines.

Meursault’s climate plays a crucial role in shaping the grapes. The area experiences a semi-continental climate with moderate rainfall, warm summers, and cold winters, providing a suitable environment for slow and steady ripening of the grapes, resulting in wines with excellent complexity and balance.

When savoring a glass of Meursault wine, one can expect a truly unique and delightful experience. These whites are celebrated for their richness and full-bodied character. Tasting notes often highlight flavors of butter, almonds, grilled hazelnuts, and fine citrus fruit, accentuated by refreshing mineral elements. The wines offer a harmonious fusion of texture, acidity, and fruitiness, making them a favorite among wine enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike.

Meursault’s reputation is founded on its reliably high-quality premier cru vineyards and exceptional commune-level bottlings. Renowned sites such as Charmes, Perrières, and Genevrières produce some of the most sought-after wines, while the well-respected lieu-dit vineyards continue to impress with their superior grape quality.

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    Joseph Drouhin Meursault 2020

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    Vincent Girardin Meursault Vielles Vignes Blanc 2020

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