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2019 Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Batard Montrachet Grand Cru

Burgundy, FRANCE
$1949. 00 Bottle
$23388.00 Dozen
Closure: Cork

After leaving his family domaine in 2005, Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey has established himself as one of the rising stars of Burgundy. Pierre-Yves has built a strong reputation for crafting exquisite white Burgundy that display energy and vitality. 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 premature oxidation. The resulting wines are built to age classically up to 10 years or more.

Other Reviews....
A slightly riper nose displays aromas of both white and yellow orchard fruit along with an array of spice, floral and citrus nuances. There is excellent concentration and plenty of power to the muscular big-bodied flavors that possess excellent volume yet no heaviness on the compact, firmly austere and very serious finale that is clean, dry and equally long finish where a hint of warmth slowly emerges. It's relatively rare when even a great Bâtard can go toe to toe with a first-rate Chevalier but this one can, at least right now. Drink 2034+.
93-96 points
Allen Meadows - Burghound

From a parcel of ancient vines that Pierre-Yves Colin farms himself, the 2019 Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru unwinds in the glass with notes of pears, orange oil, dried white flowers, toasted sesame, freshly baked bread and smoke. Full-bodied, layered and concentrated, it's broad-shouldered and elegantly muscular, with a textural attack, terrific depth at the core and a long, nicely defined finish.
95-97 points
William Kelley - Wine Advocate (Jan 2021)

This comes from Pierre-Yves’ father-in-law, Jean-Marc Morey’s vineyard. Tiny grapes from ancient vines I am told. It is still in barrel, neither racked nor sulphured. It has the typical pale yellow colour with a slight lime tint. And so to the bouquet: what a wealth of fruit here, and it all tastes like perfect grapes, and has kept the natural acidity of the vintage. Bâtard can wear its alcohol well, and this looks like turning into a great wine.
96-98 points
Jasper Morris - Inside Burgundy