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 Morey St Denis 1er Cru La Riotte

Domaine Taupenot Merme

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Bottle 75cl £81.68

Case of 6 £490.08

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A concentrated but restrained nose with subtle red cherry and ethereal smoky, floral notes, leads to a palate of ripe, concentrated smoky black and red cherries and juicy strawberry and raspberry fruit.  The spicy palate is enhanced by lovely chewy tannins and a firm, powerful mineral length. Very impressive indeed. Drink from 2023.Armit Wines

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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 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 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 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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2016 Bienvenues Bâtard Montrachet Grand Cru

Maison Roche de Bellène

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Bottle 75cl £238.68

Case of 3 £716.04

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creamy with crème anglaise lasted through with bright citrus and a hint of jasmin.  This bold wine is underpinned by a fine chalky minerality and the finish is incredibly long. Drink from 2020.Armit Wines

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2016 Bonnes Mares Grand Cru

Maison Roche de Bellène

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Bottle 75cl £238.68

Case of 3 £716.04

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Rich, dark spicy oak and dark chocolate lead into sweet, black cherry fruit. The tannins are fine and grippy and there is a firm vein of minerality running throughout the wine. The finish is long, powerful, precise and rich. Drink from 2025.Armit Wines

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2016 Chambertin Clos de Bèze Grand Cru

Maison Roche de Bellène

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Bottle 75cl £262.68

Case of 3 £788.04

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2016 Chambertin Grand Cru

Maison Roche de Bellène

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Bottle 75cl £280.68

Case of 3 £842.04

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2016 Charmes Chambertin Grand Cru

Domaine Taupenot Merme

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Bottle 75cl £149.68

Case of 6 £898.08

TASTING NOTES

Restrained power with savoury cherry pips underpin the rich, ripe strawberry and black cherry fruit. On the palate the seductively intense berry fruit is cupped by fine supple tannins and this leads to an explosion of smoky minerality on the long, driven and complex finish. Drink from 2025.Armit Wines

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