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
A cuvée that has been slow through malo, this is as a result, aromatically backward by comparison to some of its stablemates. The material is of fine quality though, ripe and with good weight and density and a bracing mid-palate with plenty of vigour and acidity. This is one that is sitting on the inside rail, waiting for its moment...more
Bottle 75cl £75.10