Meursault 2005 MAGNUM - Potinet-Ampeau

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Big cozy village Meursault begins a production area of very fine white wines, occupying the southern part of the Côte de Beaune. The vineyard is spread by gentle slopes, between 230 and 360 meters. The eastern orientation strongly supports maximum sunlight. Located ten kilometers south of Beaune, Meursault marks the beginning of the great white wines of Burgundy. Chardonnay is the grape of choice for these powerful wines, opulent and subtle. Potinet-Ampeau traditionally works on long farms. Golden yellow color, Meursault is delicate, it combines woody notes from livestock with a ripe fruit. Wine while full length. Do not hesitate to decant before serving.

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SKU B324
Color White
Bottle Size 1.5 L
Country France
Region Bourgogne
Appellation Meursault
Alcohol 13.00
Main grape Chardonnay
Grapes 100% Chardonnay
Maturing Barrique
When to drink 2010-2020
Vintage 2005
Vintage Description

Doubt remains only on one issue: the 2005 vintage will it be big or resolutely exceptional 'Summer in almost zero rainfall, with maximum sunshine and cool nights, then a month globally nice and warm September' all the conditions were right to give a gorgeous vintage like the 1985, 1990 and 1999. Despite some hail here and there during the year, the sanitary quality of grapes proved impeccable. As for the volume of the harvest, they were slightly lower compared to the previous year (-3.5%). Have a nice balance between acidity and tannins, red exhibit classic but seductive aromas of red berries and promise an extraordinary material. Already very pleasant, white wines announce a bold pretty, great balance and a particularly complex aromatic palette. This bodes serene outlook, if not already power and already meet in the inaugural issue '