2015 Drouhin Montrachet Marquis de Laguiche

- 750 ml
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(Montrachet “Marquis de Laguiche”- Maison Joseph Drouhin) The 2015 Marquis de Laguiche Montrachet is a dead ringer for the 1992 version when it was young, and that was one absolutely beautiful bottle to drink in its prime! The bouquet is ripe, pure and very complex, offering up scents of pear, apple, crème patissière, lemon zest, a beautiful base of chalky soil tones, fresh almond and vanillin oak. On the palate the wine is pure, full-bodied and powerfully constructed this year, but with seamless balance, lovely acids and a very, very long, focused and absolutely dazzling finish. I suspect, if this ages alongside of its 1992 predecessor, then it will be at its most beautiful over the first decade of its life in bottle. (Drink between 2016-2035)

John Gilman | 96 JG
Love the density to this with dried-apple, pear and stone character. Full-bodied, layered and beautiful. Very exciting.

James Suckling | 95 JS
(a blend of parcels; some of these vines are now being replanted): Deep aromas of white peach, gunflint, clove, iodine and white pepper. Penetrating, spicy wine with terrific mineral spine and thrust. Expands impressively in the mouth, conveying a strong impression of dry extract and energy. Nothing fat or heavy about this Montrachet--and no easy sweetness either. Delivers a captivating balance of fruit, minerality and acidity and finishes with resounding length and serious kick.

Vinous Media | 95 VM
An impressive mix of peach, citronella, honey, butter and baking spice flavors are matched to a creamy texture in this opulent white, backed by a lively structure, terrific harmony and a long, smooth aftertaste that echoes the fruit, honey and spice notes. Drink now through 2028. 150 cases imported.

Wine Spectator | 95 WS
A highly reserved, riper and more complex nose offers up white orchard fruit, floral notes and a panoply of spice nuances that are trimmed in subtle oak toast. The big-bodied, dense and succulent flavors are muscular but still relatively refined before culminating in a backward and linear finish. Not surprisingly at this early juncture the palate impression is quite compact and this is going to required most of a decade to realize its full potential. *Don't Miss*

Burghound | 94 BH
The 2015 Montrachet Marquis de Laguiche Grand Cru was stubbornly backward and broody on the nose: hints of yellow flower and struck flint. Nosing this felt like I was disturbing its prenatal slumber. The palate had more to say. It is well balanced with a brush of honey on the entry, a keen thread of acidity, a hint of spice with a composed yet straight-laced finish that I find less expressive than the Corton-Charlemagne at the moment. Let's see how this turns out in bottle. It's a Montrachet, though that does not necessarily mean it is Drouhin's finest white this vintage.

Robert Parker Neal Martin | 91-93 RP-NM

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Vintage 2015
Format 750 ml
Color White
Country France: Words fail us when trying to adequately portray France's place in the world of wine. It's downright impossible to imagine what wine would feel and taste like had it not been for France's many, many viticultural pioneers. Fine wine is the blood of France's vigorously beating heart, and it finds itself in many aspects of French culture. With a viticultural history that dates all the way back to the 6th century BC, France now enjoys its position as the most famous and reputable wine region on the planet. If you have a burning passion for masterfully crafted, mouth-watering, mind-expanding wines, then regular visits to France are probably already in your schedule, and for a good reason.
Producer Drouhin: Maison Joseph Drouhin's reputation only seems to improve as the years go by, and their wines are one of the most uplifting you will find anywhere in the world. There's a beautiful progression in terms of flavor when you compare young and aged Joseph Drouhin wines. While the richness and purity of fruit are always there, the wines seem to just grow in texture exponentially each year, so the are amazing for keeping in your cellar if you can resist uncorking them early. They are still wonderful while young, so it is in no way a waste, and they can perform at any fancy event you can think up for them. Expect the berries to almost crunch in your mouth as they massage your tastebuds.
Rating 96 JG
Region Burgundy: Situated just west of the beautiful river Saone, the hills and valleys of Burgundy stand as they have stood since medieval times, and you can almost hear the cheerful chatter of vineyard workers from miles away. Indeed, France's identity in the world of wine would be incomplete without the inclusion of Burgundy and its many viticultural achievements. Every little sub-region of the area boasts a unique soil composition, which, when combined with the area's climate conditions, creates an incredibly diverse and appealing selection of fine wines. Every new bottle is an adventure of its own, and a snapshot of its birthplace. You could spend years sampling great Burgundian wines, and you would still have a lot to learn, which is what makes the region so compelling for veterans and novice wine lovers alike. No matter what your taste in wines may be, there is a winery in Burgundy that could mesmerize your mind and make your senses scream with joy. And what better way to spend a comfy summer afternoon with your friends and family than with a classy bottle from some of the region's most reputable wineries? From the noble slopes of Cote d'Or to the flatlands near various settlements, let us help you on your journey as we explore Burgundy's most delicious and renowned wines.
Type of Wine Burgundy White: No one can express the full potential of Chardonnay quite like the visionaries from Burgundy. With an almost entirely single-minded devotion to the noble varietal in question, they continue to push the boundaries of quality, to the joy of their many fans worldwide. Discover the nuances of every producer and come out changed forever.
Varietal Chardonnay: Isn't just the most popular white wine in the world - it's angelic. Anyone with a developed taste for fine wine would struggle to maintain composure after tasting some of the stronger vintages of this masterpiece. Aside from France and the United States, you can expect to encounter bottles from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Italy, Chile, and quite a few others. Every region that produces quality Chardonnay tends to add their own spin to it by including a lot of delicious fruits and changing up their techniques
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