Burgundy 2016 En Primeur

Burgundy has had a series of difficult vintages which has removed the equivalent of the production of an entire vintage over the last five years. Devastating frosts destroyed large swathes of the 2016 crop but the damage was uneven. Some vineyards had normal harvests while other parcels, including several Grands Crus, were almost wiped out. Conditions were definitely challenging in 2016 but the mood amongst growers was upbeat when we visited in the autumn of 2017. 

The wines are characterised by their classical style, with ripe and energetic fruit to the fore. We expect the wines to be extremely popular and many will sell out quickly. Please be swift if you wish to place an order.

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2016 Chablis 1er Cru Montée de Tonnerre

Domaine William Fèvre

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Bottle 75cl £42.68

Case of 12 £512.14

TASTING NOTES

One of the best Premiers Crus, this wine has a complex floral bouquet and intense mineral notes. Mouthwatering lemon and lime flavours lead to a long finish with a fine mineral character which will allow the wine to age well. Drink from 2019.Armit Wines

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2016 Beaune 1er Cru Grèves Vigne de l'Enfant Jesus

Bouchard Père et Fils

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Case 6 x 75cl £514.08

TASTING NOTES

An expressive and richly textured wine with deep plum and cassis aromas, the 2016 seems smoother and darker than the 2015. On the palate, succulent ripe fruits and a hint of spice on the finish mingle with wild herbs and lavender. This wine will be delicious in a few years. Drink from 2018.

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Bottle 75cl £88.68

Case of 6 £532.08

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Just under 1 hectare of this prized vineyard, it has virtually no soil but is comprised of crumbly limestone.  The wine is coiled and saline, with a chalky, smoky complexity over the dark crunchy mineral depths, black tea and pure, driven acidity. Very long, complex and beautifully structured. Very moreish! Drink from 2023.Armit Wines

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2016 Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru Belair

Domaine Taupenot Merme

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Bottle 75cl £90.68

Case of 6 £544.08

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A plush nose of cherry, plum and blueberry leads to a palate boasting a finely tuned structure with well integrated spice and a cool graphite minerality adding depth and complexity to the long finish. Drink from 2022.Armit Wines

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2016 Chablis 1er Cru Vaulorent

Domaine William Fèvre

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Bottle 75cl £48.18

Case of 12 £578.14

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The Vaulorent vineyard neighbours the Grands Crus resulting in powerful and mineral wines. On the nose, green apple and floral scents lead to a persistent palate with mouth-watering grapefruit and oyster shell characters on the finish. Drink from 2019.Armit Wines

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2016 Morey St Denis 1er Cru Millandes

Domaine Anne & Hervé Sigaut

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Bottle 75cl £48.18

Case of 12 £578.14

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This wine offers a compelling dichotomy between sweet ripe plum compote and a salty, spicy tang. On the palate the plum and black cherry fruit, dark chocolate, sweet smoky spice and juicy freshness are encased in a shell of ripe, elegant tannins. The finish continues to grow in complexity as the minerality emerges from the rich fruit depths and powers...

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2016 Le Corton

Bouchard Père et Fils

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Bottle 75cl £98.68

Case of 6 £592.08

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2016 Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru En Virondot

Domaine Marc Morey

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Bottle 75cl £51.18

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Spiced apples, and a smoky, chalky minerality leads to an attractive, flighty palate with creamy, green apple, spring blossom and jasmine which is enhanced by a fresh, crisp acidity. There is an ethereal character to the wine which does nothing to detract from the attractive length. Drink from 2019.Armit Wines

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2016 Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Noirots

Domaine Anne & Hervé Sigaut

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Bottle 75cl £54.18

Case of 12 £650.14

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A delightful nose of red berries, wild strawberries and black cherries lead to a crunchy palate of blackcurrants, fresh fig and wild strawberries spiced up with black pepper. There is huge depth and power to the fruit which is beautifully encased in a fine, sinewy tannic structure. The bold fruit is underpinned by a complex savoury minerality and a pure...

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2016 Meursault 1er Cru Les Perrières

Domaine Darviot Perrin

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Bottle 75cl £114.68

Case of 6 £688.08

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2016 Corton Rognet Grand Cru

Domaine Taupenot Merme

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Bottle 75cl £117.68

Case of 6 £706.08

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Elegant and intense with a beguiling and complex perfume of cherries, raspberries and strawberries interwoven with garrigue herbs and wild heather. On the palate the tannins are firm and taut with a fresh acid lifting the concentrated raspberry puree, spice and subtle floral notes. Density and concentration combine with length, elegance and purity to produce a really stand out wine....

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