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Jean-Philippe Fichet Meursault les Gruyaches 2007

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The agreeably ripe nose and attractive touch of yellow to the colour of thiswine would indicate that the 80-year-old vines are doing their stuff. It maystill be very backward at this stage but already displays impressive muscle andamazing length. Wonderful.

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External Reviews for Jean-Philippe Fichet Meursault les Gruyaches

External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

Chalky and alkaline notes announce themselves here already in the nose, while fresh lime, white peach, celery root, toasted hazelnut, lightly caramelized parsnip, and milled grain make for a complex amalgam of quite disparate but not discordant elements. This finishes with a shimmering, mouth-shaking sense of mineral-fruit exchange that this vintage can bring, and with saliva-inducing penetration. Fichet opines that it needs 4ndash;5 years to really harmonize, and based on my thus far limited experience with older bottles, Irsquo;d predict it will surely still give pleasure 6ndash;8 years from now.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

Good bright yellow. Subdued aromas of orange, lemon and vanilla. Rich and sweet but firm, thanks to a lovely core of acidity. Offers a silky texture but also plenty of energy to the lemon and mineral flavors. Very nicely balanced and concentrated Meursault.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

Complex aromas of grapefruit, pineapple, stone and vanilla. Fat, dense and very ripe, conveying a creamy old-vines richness leavened by firm acidity. The pineapple fruit is complicated by floral and spice notes.


External Review
Source: Vintners Cru
03/15/2012

Good bright yellow. Subdued aromas of orange, lemon and vanilla. Rich and sweet but firm, thanks to a lovely core of acidity. Offers a silky texture but also plenty of energy to the lemon and mineral flavors. Very nicely balanced and concentrated Meursault. Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, Sep/Oct 09, Stephen Tanzer


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
03/03/2010

ST: 91 Points



The agreeably ripe nose and attractive touch of yellow to the colour of thiswine would indicate that the 80-year-old vines are doing their stuff. It maystill be very backward at this stage but already displays impressive muscle andamazing length. Wonderful.

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