Domaine Coche Dury   Meursault Caillerets

2017 Meursault Caillerets

By Domaine Coche-Dury

2017 Meursault Caillerets from Domaine Coche-Dury, Burgundy, France

The year 2017 in Burgundy was a ballet of climatic contrasts, a dance that the illustrious Domaine Coche-Dury choreographed with its typical finesse. Among their stellar line-up, the Meursault Caillerets shines with a particular brilliance. It's a vintage that captures both the imagination and the palate of fine wine investors and enthusiasts alike, gracing cellars with its poised presence.


An Ensemble of Elegance and Energy

Domaine Coche-Dury's adroitness in vineyard stewardship is evidenced by the triumphant 2017 Meursault Caillerets. This particular parcel, grappling with slight frost early in the year, later benefitted from an overall warm and dry season, resulting in grapes that achieved optimal ripeness while maintaining their hallmark acidity.


A Vintage Speaks: The Taste of Terroir

The 2017 growing season brought with it a confluence of conditions that nurtured the Chardonnay grapes into expressing a vivid terroir articulation. On sampling, one is greeted with an enticing bouquet epitomised by fresh citrus, acacia blossom, and just-ripe orchard fruits ensnared by a whisper of smoky minerality. Upon sipping, there's a remarkable weight and texture playing against a backbone of steely acidity—a hallmark of this Meursault parcel.

The luminous golden hue entices the eyes while the opulent mouthfeel caresses the tongue, leading to a prolonged finish that leaves one yearning for yet another taste. It is emblematic of what connoisseurs have come to expect from this esteemed domaine.


Advisement on Investment Merit

As with all premier cru offerings from Domaine Coche-Dury, the 2017 Meursault Caillerets represents an essential addition for those curating collections with an emphasis on longevity and potential value appreciation. It stands as one of those peculiar vintages where nature’s trials have only served to amplify the inherent virtuosity contained within each bottle.

In conclusion, having watched over countless vintages blossom and evolve, I posit that the 2017 Meursault Caillerets from Domaine Coche-Dury is an arresting offering—an embodiment of the vintage's gifts that ensures its status as an alluring candidate for any discerning investor's portfolio.

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Aromas of citrus zest, crisp green pear, white flowers, grapefruit and pastry cream introduce the 2017 Meursault 1er Cru Les Caillerets, a medium to full-bodied, satiny and layered wine that's deep, concentrated and incisive, concluding with a long and pronouncedly chalky finish. This is one of the high points of Coche-Dury's 2017 portfolio and will be worth special effort to seek out.

William Kelley - The Wine Advocate, 9 January 2020

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