Saturday, January 28, 2017

Domaine Robert CHEVILLON (Nuits-Saint-Georges) -- 2015 Tasted from Barrel and a Couple of 2014s from Bottle

Chevillon provided one of my most memorable visits to taste 2015s. Each wine was a jewel; that, of course, is not totally unexpected, as Chevillon is as consistent a producer as I know in Burgundy. Nevertheless, these wines exceeded my already high expectations.

Harvesting here took place between 3 and 10 September. As always, all grapes were destemmed. The malolactic fermentation for the village wine finished at the beginning of 2016; for the premiers crus, the malolactic fermentations finished in the spring. (Continue reading here.)