Bouchard Pere & Fils Meursault Genevrieres 1er Cru 2016
Domaine. From two upper plots, made separately because they ripen separately, then blended. Pale primrose color, tight backward nose, some oak, some white fruit. This is very backward but certainly indicates intensity. Surprisingly rich on the palate, with more flesh than detail, and a hair too much oak for me. Good length though.
93 Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
The 2016 Meursault 1er Cru Genevrières is excellent, unfurling in the glass with notes of citrus oil, crisp Anjou pear, beeswax, wet stones and dried white flowers. On the palate, the wine is medium to full-bodied, deep and incisive, with an elegantly satiny attack, a tangy line of acidity and a tight-knit, concentrated core, concluding with a beautifully delineated finish. This is a racy, acid-driven Genevrières that will evolve beautifully in the cellar. Bouchard's holdings in Genevrières amount to some 15% of the appellation, so it's reassuring to see that they are in good hands.
93 Wine Spectator
Lean and tight, with oak spice wrapped around a core of lemon, apple and stone flavors. Firms up in the end, yet show intensity and promise of things to come.
Pale yellow. Aromas of yellow peach, apple and spicy, vanillin oak. Creamier in the middle palate than a barrel sample I tried last year shortly after the malo, but with its stone fruit sweetness nicely leavened by citrus and mineral notes. A very rich, tactile, smooth 2016 with the balance to offer early appeal and the stuffing for mid-term aging. The firm finish displays excellent savory length.
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