Château de Cîteaux Meursault Les Grands Charrons 2018


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A wonderful expression of a very fine Meursault, generous and concentrated with a nutty richness and delicate floral notes, underpinned by complex nuances of spice and a touch of vanilla. Smooth and creamy with beautiful balance and an impressively long, elegant finish.

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RRP: £42.00 (save 14%)

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The Bouzereau family has been growing vines in Meursault for nine generations, dating back to the 18th century. The current Château de Cîteaux was established by Philippe Bouzereau (senior) in the 1960s. His son Philippe (junior) took over the running of the estate in 2006, having completed his studies in Beaune and worked vintages in Beaujolais, Australia and New Zealand. The 18 hectares of vines are cultivated according to the principles of la ‘Lutte Raisonnée’, or sustainable farming. Philippe passionately believes in letting the wine express its terroir, through minimum intervention in the winery and a judicious use of oak. He has certainly achieved this, as the resulting wines are rich, concentrated and showcase the terroir beautifully.

The grapes come from a family plot, "Les Grands Charrons", to which Philippe is particularly attached. The vines have an average age of 40 years and are grown in clay, gravel and alluvial soils. The vineyard is managed using sustainable practices, only organic fertilisers and composts are used and chemical herbicides have not been used for over 15 years. The vineyard is cultivated in the traditional Burgundian manner.

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RRP £42.00
Vintage 2018
Alcoholic strength 13%
Grapes Chardonnay 100%
Dry/Sweet value 2
Vegetarian Yes
Vegan No
Milk Yes
Eggs Yes
Organic No
Biodynamic No