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Meursault, Clos Du Cromin, Patrick Javillier

Meursault, Clos Du Cromin, Patrick Javillier

Region
Burgundy, France
Vintage:
2011
Producer:
Patrick Javillier
Grapes:
Chardonnay
Wine Description:

It is felt that the Clos Du Cromin vineyard produces wines with more finesse than than the usual flesher style of Meursault. This is thought to be due to the higher limestone content of the vineyard. Patrick Javillier has been producing top quality wine in Meursault for many years and this 2011 is a perfect example of the quality that is achievable.

Tasting Note:

Ripe citrus lemon, minerals and creamy, golden apple and pear fruit supported by fresh acidity and gentle oak.

Producer Description

 
 
             
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.