Meo Camuzet-Richebourg Grand Cru

Sales price HK$17,500
Sales price HK$15,750






Vosne Romanee




Burgundy Red





Note: from a .37 ha parcel in Les Véroilles of 40+ year old vines save for a very tiny parcel in Richebourg proper

Producer note: Jean-Nicholas Méo calls 2010 a "vintage that has produced better wines than we had any right to expect. Perhaps it's just a function of having lived with the mediocre conditions during the growing season but I am just not a huge fan of the vintage. We weren't really affected by the December 2009 frosts so unlike some of my neighbors, that didn't really affect my view of the vintage. I think my reservation perhaps stems from having a near miss of a great vintage if you will because if we had been able to have just another 3 or 4 days before it was necessary to pick, we might have had the raw materials to make another 2005. I elected to begin picking on the 22nd of September and there was notably less rot than I expected and consequently less sorting than I expected. Unfortunately, there was also a lot less crop too and we were down about 30% relative to what we obtained in 2009 and between 10 and 15% compared to an average vintage. Potential alcohols were correct at around 12.5% with good acidities. There was a widespread incidence of shot berries so concentrations were good and once the malos were finished, the pHs are pretty much textbook at between 3.5 and 3.6. As to the wines at present they remind me of a hypothetical blend of 2005 and 2008 as they have the richness and most of the concentration of the former allied with the elegance and freshness of the latter. Perhaps I am wrong about the vintage because the wines actually do taste terrific right now and for the last several months they seem to be improving rapidly." As my scores and commentaries confirm, I am more optimistic about the quality of Méo's 2010s because while some of the négocia
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