The 2015 Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru is superb, opening in the glass with a beautiful bouquet of yellow orchard fruit, tarte tatin, toasted nuts, orange zest and honey, framed by a deft touch of new oak. On the palate, the wine is broad, deep and very powerful, with almost chewy structure and a long, penetrating finish. This is more blocky and foursquare than the Bienvenues, with perceptibly racier acidity, and it will require more time in the cellar.
Drink Dates: 2022 - 2040
Author: William Kelley
Issue: Interim End of January 2018
Wine Spectator | Rating: 97
Like a plush pillow wrapped around a steel core, this white boasts floral, lemon cake, apple and spice flavors. Firms up, with a long, citrus- and mineral-tinged finish. Balanced in a youthful way, needing time to grow. Best from 2020 through 2029. 25 cases imported. — BS