while the Bâtard-Montrachet, from 85-year-old vines, delivers a ripe, almost exotic profile, evoking apricot, peach and orange peel flavors allied to a powerful frame.-BS
This is a magical Bâtard, from 90 year old vines that handled the warmth of the vintage. A bouquet of kalaeidescopic complexity reveals aromas of tangerine oil, pear, honeysuckle, candied citrus and an intriguing top-note of petrol. This is a wine of incredible intensity, concentration and velouté texture, which somehow remains unerringly weightless and precise. One of the white Burgundies of the vintage. Drinking Window 2026 - 2050.(SB)
A deft touch of wood allows the ever-so-slightly exotic and clearly ripe floral, pear, white peach and citrus aromas to shine. The exceptionally rich, full-bodied and generous broad-shouldered flavors possess excellent power along with a caressing yet entirely serious mouth feel, all wrapped in a hugely long and palate coating finish. This is a very big yet well-balanced effort that displays no heaviness. Patience required.
this was the ripest fruit in 2015 at 13.7% potential alcohol, according to Colin, who noted that the berries were small, highly concentrated and clean): Bright lemon-yellow. Very reticent nose hints at ripe yellow peach, lemon oil and hawthorn. Great concentration and thickness without weight; more voluminous than any of Colin's premier crus, conveying a broad, silky texture to its ripe stone fruit flavors. Not yet penetrating; in fact, this is still almost monolithic owing to its baby fat.(ST)
The 2015 Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru, which incidentally Pierre-Yves served after and not before his Chevalier-Montrachet, has a tightly wound bouquet: citrus fruit, a touch of fennel and clove. The palate is very well balanced with more roundness and richness than the Chevalier on the entry. I love the subtle honeyed theme interwoven into this Bâtard, with just a hint of creme brûlée towards the long finish. Just a lovely wine to drink over the next decade.(NM)
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