2018 Domaine Francois Gaunoux Meursault Clos de Tavaux Monopole

Chardonnay - 750ML
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Color & Type White
Varietal Chardonnay
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Meursault
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

This exquisite 2018 Domaine Francois Gaunoux Meursault Clos de Tavaux Monopole is a true gem among white wines. Hailing from the prestigious Meursault appellation within the renowned Burgundy region of France, this Chardonnay is a testament to the exceptional winemaking skills of Domaine Francois Gaunoux.

In the glass, this wine presents a brilliant golden hue, reminiscent of the warm rays of the sun that graced the vineyards during its ripening. The intoxicating aromas that waft from the glass are a harmonious blend of ripe orchard fruits, such as juicy pear and luscious apple, intertwined with delicate floral notes of white blossoms. As the wine opens up, subtle hints of toasted almonds and a touch of vanilla emerge, adding complexity and depth to the bouquet.

On the palate, this Meursault reveals its true character. The texture is velvety and smooth, coating the palate with a rich, creamy sensation that is both luxurious and elegant. The vibrant acidity provides a refreshing counterbalance to the opulence, creating a well-balanced and harmonious wine. Flavors of succulent stone fruits, such as ripe peach and nectarine, dance on the tongue, while undertones of citrus zest and a touch of minerality add layers of complexity.

The finish is long and lingering, leaving a lasting impression of finesse and sophistication. This wine is a true expression of the terroir from which it hails, showcasing the unique characteristics of the Cote de Beaune sub-region. With an alcohol content of 13.5%, this wine is well-structured and capable of aging gracefully for several years, allowing its flavors to evolve and develop further.

Pair this exceptional Meursault with dishes that highlight its richness and depth, such as buttery lobster, roasted chicken with truffle sauce, or creamy risotto. This wine is a true masterpiece, deserving of a place among the finest white wines in the world. Indulge in the splendor of this 2018 Domaine Francois Gaunoux Meursault Clos de Tavaux Monopole and experience the pinnacle of white wine excellence.