A stable performer in Meursault village which still retains their “price-worthy” position nowadays, Domaine Buisson-Charles has attracted so much attention from Burgundy lovers who look for budget Burgundy over the years. Owning 5.5ha which 75% is of white wine production, Michel Buisson manages the vineyard together with his daughter. From Allen Meadows's point of view, they are “clean, bright with excellent transparency as well as aging potential”.
He concludes his praises for the domaine - “Buisson-Charles once again made superb wines in 2014 and I highly recommend them to you”.
From 2014, a very outstanding vintage for Burgundy whites, we are happy to offer the very last parcel we can find in France –
Buisson-Charles Meursault 1er Cru Cras 2014
HK$625 per bottle “Outstanding”
91 pts Allen Meadows
A cool and appealingly fresh nose is comprised by notes of citrus, apple and a hint of pear along with nuances of hazelnut and grilled almonds. There is a lovely texture to the impressively intense and delineated medium weight flavors that are more evidently mineral-driven on the linear, focused and sneaky long finish. In contrast to some of the wines in the range this is going to require a few years of cellar time to further flesh out as it's borderline lean today.
Buisson-Charles Chassagne Montrachet La Romanee 1er Cru 2014
HK$545 per bottle “Outstanding”
92 pts Allen Meadows
As is often the case with a fine La Romanée there is a touch of the exotic in evidence on the exceptionally fresh mix of white orchard fruit aromas that include white peach, apple and pear, all of which are trimmed in just enough wood to notice. The detailed, precise and tension-filled medium-bodied and generously proportioned flavors really vibrate plus the discreet minerality adds a bit of lift as well to the firm and notably dry finish. This is really quite good and in particular I like the overall sense of harmony.
Buisson-Charles Meursault Vieilles Vignes 2014
HK$360 per bottle “Outstanding”
89 pts Allen Meadows
Very mild reduction doesn't completely mask the citrus, floral and white-fleshed fruit aromas. There is fine intensity to the well-detailed and impressively concentrated middle weight flavors that evidence plenty of stone influence on the attractively lingering and balanced finish where a hint of bitter lemon arises. This is a powerful, indeed even old school Meursault villages that is going to need at least a few years of bottle age. Recommended provided that you have the patience to wait.
Apart from 2014 we also pick a few which were highlighted as “Sweet Spot Outstanding” or “Outstanding Top Value” by Allen Meadows, which we believe they are also very worth your consideration -
Buisson-Charles Meursault 1er Cru Goutte d’Or 2015
HK$732 per bottle
93pts by Allen Meadows “Sweet spot Outstanding”
"This is riper still yet retains good freshness to the smoky aromas of apricot, pear, white peach and apple. As is typically the case this possesses even more size, weight and richness thanks once again to the exceptional level of sappy dry extract displayed by the big-bodied flavors which terminate in an attractively dry finish. This is a big, powerful and very serious wine that is clearly built to age and will need at least a few years to unwind." www.burghound.com
Buisson-Charles Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru La Romanee 2015
HK$665 per bottle
92pts by Allen Meadows “Sweet spot Outstanding”
"A background whisper of oak can be found on the softly exotic white orchard fruit aromas that display a hint of mandarin orange. The palate impression of the bigger and richer flavors is at once refined yet powerful while packing plenty of punch on the beautifully persistent if ever-so-slightly warm finale. This is sufficiently generously proportioned that it should be reasonably approachable young if desired." www.burghound.com
Buisson-Charles Meursault Vieilles Vignes 2015
HK$485 per bottle
90pts by Allen Meadows “Outstanding Top value”
"A smoky nose consists of petrol, apple and pear notes that are trimmed in subtle wood nuances. There is fine density to the mouth coating and vibrant medium-bodied flavors that deliver outstanding length for a villages level wine. This is at once seductive yet serious and offers terrific quality for its level." www.burghound.com
Min. order of 3 bottles. Subject to final confirmation. Arrives in Nov 2017.
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