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Domaine Henri Germain Meursault 1er Cru Perrières 2020

$397.00
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Domaine Henri Germain Meursault 1er Cru Perrières 2020
Producer Domaine Henri Germain
Region, Country Meursault, France
Bottle Size 750ml
Product Code 21898-750

Germain crafts a tiny amount of wine from Meursault’s most revered terroir. Much of Perrières’ soil is made up of limestone debris and this brings both great minerality and underlying richness (rocks bring warmth and limestone brings mineral freshness). Germain’s version—cropped from just 0.12 hectares in the sector known as Les Petites Perrières—is—like his Charmes—of Grand Cru standard. It’s the kind of wine that can only result from a combination of perfectly ripe berries and long, patient vinification. Do not expect a lean, austere version of this terroir, rather Germain always offers up a Perrières that is deep and powerful (yet very mineral). If Jean-Marie Guffens made a Perrières… 

Domaine Henri Germain Meursault 1er Cru Perrières 2020

Reviews

“The 2020 Meursault 1er Cru Perrières is a magical wine in the making. Wafting from the glass with scents of citrus oil, pear, beeswax, white flowers and wet stones, it’s medium to full-bodied, taut and chiseled, with huge concentration, racy acids and a long, searingly chalky finish. This is old-school, uncompromising, artisanal winemaking at its best.” 95-97+ points
William Kelley, The Wine Advocate

Reviews

“The 2020 Meursault 1er Cru Perrières is a magical wine in the making. Wafting from the glass with scents of citrus oil, pear, beeswax, white flowers and wet stones, it’s medium to full-bodied, taut and chiseled, with huge concentration, racy acids and a long, searingly chalky finish. This is old-school, uncompromising, artisanal winemaking at its best.” 95-97+ points
William Kelley, The Wine Advocate

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