Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Chassagne Montrachet ‘Les Baudines’ 1er cru 2019
Regarded among the top producers in Burgundy these wines need little introduction other than to remind ourselves at how young this estate is and how Pierre-Yves continues to evolve and refine his wines. Pierre-Yves gives each plot equal attention whether it is grand cru or Bourgogne blanc, and it is this approach that has yielded some of the most consistently impressive wines at every level in Burgundy today.
From vines planted in the 1960’s located quite high on the slope towards the southern end of Chassagne. Later maturing, cooler area. “A nose that’s again, a bit more compact but also a nose with depth and texture. More mineral width of flavour here – very mineral – perhaps accentuated with a slight reduction. Bright growth of super-juicy finishing flavour, again with a hint of tannin. To wait for but super…“ burgundy-report.com October 2020