2019 Domaine Bitouzet Prieur Meursault Santenots

Chardonnay - 750ML
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JM 93 WA 90
JM 93

Jasper Morris Inside Burgundy, October 2023

(91-93 points) One new barrel in three. Glowing full yellow with light green tints. Peach, nectarine, yellow plum bit also energy and good acidity, finishing on a mineral fresher feel. Long finish here. Look for a...
WA 90

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, September 2021

(90+ points) The 2019 Meursault 1er Cru Les Santenots opens in the glass with notes of citrus zest, white flowers and praline. Medium to full-bodied, taut and chalky, it's impressively tightly wound for this sunny site...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type White
Varietal Chardonnay
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Meursault
Sub-appellation Les Santenots
Vintage 2019
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2019 Domaine Bitouzet Prieur Meursault Santenots, a white wine of unparalleled elegance and complexity. Hailing from the prestigious Meursault appellation in the revered region of Burgundy, France, this Chardonnay varietal showcases the true essence of the terroir, captivating the senses with its stunning golden hue and enticing aromas.

As you pour this remarkable wine into your glass, its radiant color catches the light, exuding a sense of pure luxury. The nose is immediately enveloped in a bouquet of citrus zest, delicate white flowers, and hints of praline. It is a captivating symphony of scents that promises an extraordinary tasting experience.

On the palate, the 2019 Meursault 1er Cru Les Santenots reveals its true character. Medium to full-bodied, it impresses with its taut and chalky texture, a testament to the exceptional quality of the vineyard. Despite the abundance of sunshine this site receives, the wine remains tightly wound, displaying remarkable restraint and balance. Racy acids lend a refreshing vibrancy, while a finely defined finish leaves a lasting impression.

Renowned wine critic Robert Parker's Wine Advocate awarded this gem 90+ points, acknowledging its impressive structure and recommending a touch of patience to fully appreciate its potential. Jasper Morris, from Inside Burgundy, was equally captivated, bestowing a remarkable score of 93 points. Noting the influence of one new barrel in three, he described the wine as a rumbustious style, showcasing vibrant peach, nectarine, and yellow plum flavors, all complemented by energizing acidity and a mineral-laden finish.

The 2019 Domaine Bitouzet Prieur Meursault Santenots is an exceptional white wine that epitomizes the artistry and craftsmanship of its renowned producer. It is a wine that will undoubtedly reward those who appreciate the finest expressions of Chardonnay from the esteemed Meursault appellation. Pour a glass, savor each sip, and allow yourself to be transported to the sun-drenched vineyards of Burgundy.