Steven Spurrier's top wines to put in the cellar

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Steven Spurrier to the cellar 2013, Les Vaucopins 1er Cru Chablis

Albert Bichot’s 2011 Burgundies

Founded in 1831 and run by sixth generation Alberic Bichot, this Beaunebased house owns 100ha across Burgundy. A tasting of its 2011s showed the house is back in the top echelon. Whites: Domaine Long-Depaquit, Les Vaucopins 1er Cru, Chablis, vigour and elegance of a grand cru (2014–2019, £88); Domaine Long-Depaquit, Les Vaudésirs Grand Cru, Chablis, verve and potential finesse (2016–2022, £145); Domaine de Pavillon, Clos des Mouches 1er Cru, Beaune, breadth and length (2014–2020, £165); Albert Bichot, Les Perrières 1er Cru, Puligny- Montrachet, floral, minerally and deep (2014–2022, £195). Reds: Domaine Adélie, Champs Martin 1er Cru, Mercurey, lifted fruit, firm finish (2014–2020, £80); Domaine de Pavillon, Les Rugiens 1er Cru, Pommard, powerful and rich (2016–2030, £210); Domaine de Pavillon, Clos des Marechaudes Grand Cru, Corton, spicy, smooth (2015–2025, £235); Domaine du Clos Frantin, Les Malconsorts 1er Cru, Vosne-Romanée, superb expression and class (2016-2030, £265). Prices in bond per six bottles from Laytons/Jeroboams.

Taken from the April 2013 issue of Decanter magazine

Steven Spurrier to the cellar 2013, Domaine Burgaud.
Steven Spurrier to the cellar 2013, François Villard’s Grands Vallons Condrieu
Steven Spurrier to the cellar 2013, Les Vaucopins 1er Cru Chablis
Steven Spurrier to the cellar 2013, Untertuerkheimer Gips Spaetburgunder
Steven Spurrier to the cellar 2013, Elk Cove Willamette Valley