Ballot Millot Meursault Rouge

Country: 
France
Region: 
Burgundy
Item code: 
FML118
Vintage: 
2014
Bottle sizes: 
750 ML
Appellation: 
Meursault
Wine type: 
Red
Ballot Millot
Varietals: 
Pinot Noir
From 40 year old village vines in a 0.74 hectares parcel of Les Corbins, which borders Meursault Les Criots and Volnay Santenots
South-southeast
Clay-limestone
Lutte raisonnée, in tandem with nature. Soils are worked manually.
Barrel Fermentation
12 months ageing in barrels (10-15% new) with little of no battonage, followed by 6 months in tank.
Super expressive, floral aromas on the nose followd by ripe fruits and real depth on the palate. Velvety textures are the calling card of this flattering, charming Meursault Rouge.
88
(a blend of multiple parcels): Pale, bright straw-yellow. Inviting aromas of peach, hazelnut and vanillin oak. Lovely juicy orchard fruit and soft citrus flavors are enlivened by a note of lemon oil and firm acidity. Delivers the energy of the vintage, with little sign of new oak. Finishes firm and persistent. An attractive village Meursault with balance and restraint.
Field Publication Computed: 
Vinous
Field Rating Computed: 
88\n(a blend of multiple parcels): Pale, bright straw-yellow. Inviting aromas of peach, hazelnut and vanillin oak. Lovely juicy orchard fruit and soft citrus flavors are enlivened by a note of lemon oil and firm acidity. Delivers the energy of the vintage, with little sign of new oak. Finishes firm and persistent. An attractive village Meursault with balance and restraint.\n