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Meursault: Regional profile & 33 wines tasted

Charles Curtis MW reports that there is far more to Meursault than the rich, opulent white wines for which it is so renowned.

Many people know – or think they know – the wine of Meursault. A rich wine with aromas of hazelnut, butter, an edge of honey and a bit of oak spice all fit into the stock conception of Meursault.

However, after tasting more than a hundred wines and visiting 18 Meursault producers, I am more convinced than ever that there are many Meursaults, and it pays to discover them all. As Dr. Lavalle wrote in 1855: ‘After Montrachet, I know of no other white wine more exquisite.’


Scroll down to view Charles Curtis MW’s notes and scores for 33 wines from Meursault



See Charles Curtis MW’s notes and scores of 33 distinctive wines from Meursault


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