Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2018

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| 35 MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS V ISIT u S AT MORRELLWINE .c OM cALL 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) B u RG u NDY : WHIT e T H e Ba ST i ON OF T R adi T i ON iN Meu RS au LT W ith almost nine hectares spread out across over six communes, the name Coche-Dury remains synonymous with m eursault. The reason for this is the unique, yet utterly enjoyable, style and the principles that were created by Jean-Francois Coche, which are upheld to this day by his son Raphael and wife Charline. According to the Coche family, their success is the result of a strict adherence to traditional values, which border on the ethics of the farmer-monks who once worked these lands. In the cellar, the juice sees extended maceration on the lees, as well as a good portion of new oak. In the end, their m eursault emerges as a model of purity, yet is rich and seductive with serious aging potential. ✦ Coche- d ury Meursault 2015 VM 91 » $725 "An aroma of orange zest is lifted by fresh minerality. At once delicate and intense, offering juicy, sharply delineated citrus and stone flavors and superb inner-mouth tension for village wine. Finish with terrific echoing length and energy." Stephen Tanzer (1354178) a Re C i P e FOR Su CC e SS M uch has changed over the last fifteen years at the Domaine of Ballot m illot. When Charles Ballot first took control of the family's holdings and winery, the emphasis was on creating a style of honeyed, weightier m eursault, which was popular at the time. That is no longer the case. With a style today that is often compared to Roulot, Ballot m illot has begun to amass quite a following. All it took was a focus on the individual terroir of their esteemed vineyards, along with a more natural approach to farming and winemaking. This recipe for success has many speculating just how long it will take before the name Ballot m illot enters the realm of the highly-allocated. ✦ B a LL ot mi LL ot bottle Ballot Millot Meursault 2016 (1351159) $59 Ballot Millot Meursault Les Narvaux 2016 (1352157) $75 Ballot Millot Meursault 1er Cru Charmes 2016 (1351162) $109 Ballot Millot Meursault 1er Cru Genevrieres 2016 (1307681) $120 Ballot Millot Meursault 1er Cru Perrieres 2016 (1351161) $135

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