Meursault can manage big and bold, and this wine definitely lives up to that reputation. The spice and wood are perhaps too much at this stage. I would certainly like to see more of the ripe white fruits that are there in the background. A wine to return to in a year.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.