Delicious, ripe '96. Elegant yet thick and dense, this full-bodied white Burgundy coats the palate with buttery, milky, creamy, minerally, spicy, toasted bread notes and tropical, lime, pear and apricot tart flavors. Harmonious finish. Tempting now if you decant it for a couple of hours, but best with cellaring.
Author: Per-Henrik Mansson
Wine Advocate | Rating: 92
The Batard-Montrachet (from 18 year old vines) carries the same label as the rest of Marc Colin's wines except that it lists Domaine Pierre Colin (a family member) as the proprietor. Aromatically, it reveals deep richness and powerful honeysuckle blossoms. Its medium-to-full-bodied, mouth-coating, oily-textured, profound, and well-focused character is lively and packed with minerals. It should be at its peak between 2002 and 2006.