Albert Bichot Domaine du Pavillon Meursault Rouge 2020, Burgundy, France

Located at the heart of the Côte de Beaune, Meursault is one of Burgundy’s flagship villages and among the most reputed in Burgundy. Aerial photos of the village town hall’s multi-coloured varnished roof tiles are famous worldwide. The vineyard: .33 ha (0.8 acre) plot. Average age: 30-40 years. White marly limestone and clay soil. Vinification: Handpicked. Temperature-controlled conical oak vats. Vatting: 20-28 days. Ageing: Oak barrels 100%. 20-30% new oak, 14-16 months. Fine, delicate nose redolent of mainly red fruit and floral aromas with notes of red flowers and daffodils. The palate is fleshy with a discrete hint of oak, which enhances this wine’s balanced structure.