Country, Region: France, Burgundy
From vines planted 1970s located quite high on the slope on the Puligny side of Meursault. In 2018 this is from 90% Narvaux and 10% Les Vireuils.
'Here the nose is quite pure with its array of pear liqueur, tangerine, hazelnut and acacia blossom. The generously proportioned, round and seductively textured medium weight flavors exude evident minerality on the youthfully austere, long and balanced finale. This is very Narvaux in character and is excellent for its level. Drink 2025+.' (89-92) points, Burghound, June 2020.
Established as one of the young rising stars of Burgundy, Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey in 2005 left his family Domaine, Marc Colin, where he gained a solid reputation for his outstanding white wines. Pierre-Yves took control of a share of the family vineyards (Domaine Marc Colin) from 2006 vintage. His first vintages have been made from vineyards and growers that he works closely with buying the wine as must and aging the wines in barrels which he has supplied. If the resulting wines meet his standards the barrels of wine purchased are then matured in his own cold cellar below his house in Chassagne Montrachet.
The white wines are whole bunch pressed, fermented with natural yeasts, aged on lees for up to 18 months in mostly in 350 litre barrels with no lees stirring and no filtration. The corks used come from one tiny supplier and are extra long and extra wide (55mm x 25mm) for the village, 1er cru and Grand cru wines and are untreated with no paraffin and the bottles are then sealed with soft wax to ensure no problems with premox. The resulting wines are built to age classically up to 10 years or more.