Bourgogne Blanc 2011, Cuvee Des Forgets, Domaine Patrick Javillier
This cuvee comes from different parcels in the Bourgogne Blanc appellation situated in the territory of Meursault les Herbeux and les Vaux next to Volnay. The brown soils of les Herbeux and a part of les Vaux are on silt covering ancient alluvium or villafranchian.
An expressive white fruit nose, blossom and toasty oak repeated on the palate with fresh, crisp acidity.
||Patrick Javillier is a well renowned and respected producer located in Meursault. The Javillier family have owned vineyards for centuries and in 1945 Patricks Father, Raymond took on the management of the vineyards and continued to acquire more parcels in Meursault.
In 1973 Patrick obtained his Diplome National d'oenologie from the university of Burgundy in Dijon and vinified his first wine in 1974 and continued to take full responsibilty for each harvest. The domaine continued to grow during the 1980's by acquiring further parcels in Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet and Pommard and further more in the 1990's by obtaining parcels in the Premier Cru site Les Charmes and the legendary Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru vinyard.
Each parcel from the various vineyards are vinified separately in order to preserve the unique characteristics of each site resulting in a portfolio of wines hat deeply express the terroirs that Burgundy is so renowned for.