2016 Bourgogne Blanc 'Cuvée Oligocène', Domaine Patrick Javillier
Duty Free (EP)
Marion Javillier advised us that a higher proportion of grapes from Puligny made their way into the blend in 2016, however, there is an undeniable Meursault-led character in the glass here. Broad shouldered and confident, there is a beautifully pure and crystalline focus to the white stone fruit on the nose, rounded by notions of sweet vanilla oak. Vibrant minerality and focus forms a brilliant framework for the rich and ripe honeyed citrus fruit flavours on the palate, with just the merest suggestion of hazelnut and almond cream on the finish which elevates the wine still higher. As strong in the glass as many Meursault village wines, Cuvée Oligocène’ should not be overlooked in 2016 and represents one of Burgundy’s truly great values.
UB* - Under Bond This wine is available En Primeur. The price shown is not inclusive of UK duty and VAT, which is payable at the prevailing rate (on publication duty was £25.98 per case of 12 x 75cl bottles, plus 20% VAT) upon delivery from bond. Wines will be shipped from autumn 2018 and we'll contact you once they've arrived. You will have the option to take delivery, or keep your wine in professional storage.
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