Meursault "Les Grands Charrons" 2001, Michel Bouzereau

Tasted blind this Meursault was medium yellow with a bright and reflective texture. The first nose was buttery, evolving to oak, limestone and volatile acidity. Aromas top out with minerals and sea salt with a citrus edge. In the mouth the wine is savoury. with very fresh acidity, a certain harsh elegance, persistence, full oak tannins, medium to high acidity, and a dry finish. An impressive wine with surprisingly high acidity. Will evolve further but no need to wait. Better with food than tasted alone. The photo, taken in May 2006 outside the domaine's cellar, shows Michel Bouzereau with the omnipresent Peter Broadhurst.

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