Didier Darviot likes to work at his own pace - his sites often see him harvesting later, his cold cellar always mean particularly slow malolactic fermentation and inevitably, his wines are shipped right at the end! However, good things come to those who wait and it is undeniable that this quiet, unassuming couple are producing some of the most exciting Meursault in the village. We also adore the Volnay Les Blanches, a vineyard that can be unforgiving, but in Darviot's hands, it finds a warmth and, dare we say, soul.
Bottle 75cl £35.00
Bottle 75cl £44.00
The village Chablis comes from several parcels all of which add intensity and character to the blend. The 2016 has an aromatic bouquet with a vibrant palate of green apples and mineral citrus fruits underscored by a persistent mineral freshness. Perfect for
drinking from release
Bottle 75cl £19.60
An east to south facing vineyard with deep calcerous soils, this wine has a refined mineral character which is typical of this vineyard. The 2016 has an intense lime and grapefruit flavour leading to a long and persistent finish. It could do with a little bit more ageing.
Drink from 2017
Bottle 75cl £22.10
A prized parcel in the sub-plot Aux Perrières, shared with Coche Dury, this is a classic Meursault from vines planted in 1937 which give tiny little berries. The notes are floral and white fruit-dominated with a fine interplay between the aromatic elements. On the palate, the wine turns sharply towards minerality, with a strong vibrant seam running through the wine...more
Bottle 75cl £72.60