High Praise for the 2014 Domaine Guy Amiot 1er Crus
June 22, 2017
Chassagne-Montrachet "Vieilles Vignes" 2014
This white is on the lean side, with floral, spice, butterscotch and apple flavors. The tannins leave a tactile feel on the moderately long finish. Drink now through 2020. 500 cases made.–B.S.
Chassagne-Montrachet Les Champgains 1er Cru 2014
Ripe, bursting with peach and melon flavors, this white shows a vibrant structure and a complex profile. Spice and mineral elements arrive on the lingering aftertaste. Best from 2018 through 2025. 300 cases made.–B.S.
Chassagne-Montrachet Les Macherelles 1 er Cru 2014
Rich and creamy, oozing peach and lemon cake flavors that are accented by butterscotch and pastry notes. Harmonious, finishing with grace and length. Best from 2019 through 2028. 275 cases made.–B.S.
Chassagne-Montrachet Les Vergers 1er Cru 2014
Smoke and spice notes lead off, driving the lemon and apple fruit. Comes together on the spicy finish, where the fresh structure and pastry details linger. Best from 2018 through 2025. 350 cases made. –B.S.
Chassagne-Montrachet Les Caillerets 1er Cru 2014
This round white evokes melon and peach flavors. Remains juicy and builds nicely to a long, apple- and spice-tinged aftertaste. Sneaks up on you. Drink now through 2020. 250 cases made.–B.S.
Chassagne-Montrachet Clos St.-Jean 2014
An elegant style, this white offers peach, apple and melon flavors, with shades of herbs and spice. Bright acidity keeps this focused and long on the finish. Drink now through 2021. 120 cases made.–B.S.
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