2012 Nuits-St Georges, Les Terres Blanches, 1er Cru, P & M Rion

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Made with 90% Chardonnay and 10% Pinot Blanc, this is a fine, pale lemon yellow, with plenty of attractive fruit. Abundant yellow plum fruit dominates, alongside a good mineral background. This wine usually opens out rapidly then refines in later years. Jasper Morris MW, Burgundy Wine Director Picking began on 24th September through to 5th October, producing a tiny yield in Premeaux after heavy rain during flowering. However, Chambolle survived in places and did go through malolactic fermentation with ease, leaving Nuits-St Georges to be much later. Despite healthy fruit, the crop has been re