Meursault 1er Cru Les Genevrières 2021 - Domaine Bernard-Bonin

Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Meursault, First Growth, Les Genevrières, 2021 Vintage, Bernard-Bonin Estate

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Tasting notes for the Meursault 1er Cru "Les Genevrières" 2021 - Bernard-Bonin

  • EYE: A delicate and luminous golden robe adorns this Meursault 1er Cru, evoking the gentle glow of dawn, capturing the gaze with its subtle elegance.
  • NOSE: The aromas unfold with enchanting delicacy. Notes of white-fleshed fruits, such as juicy pear and crisp apple, harmoniously mingle with subtle floral undertones. In the background, accents of vanilla and almond add a gourmet and balanced touch.
  • MOUTH: A silky texture caresses the palate from the first sip, orchestrating a perfect balance between freshness and generosity. Persistent flavors of ripe fruits are supported by subtle woody nuances. The finish, fresh and extended, leaves a delicate imprint on the palate.

In short: The Meursault 1er Cru "Les Genevrières" 2021 from the Domaine Bernard-Bonin charms with its golden robe, enchanting bouquet, and silky mouthfeel. Its aging potential is estimated between 5 and 8 years, promising an elegant evolution in the cellar. Pair this Burgundy gem with fine dishes such as grilled seafood or herb-infused poultry for a gastronomic experience that honors the nobility of this grand cru wine.

Other appellations from this estate: Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Folatières, Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru La Garenne, Meursault 1er Cru Genevrières, Meursault 1er Cru Charmes-Dessus, Meursault Clos du Cromin "Le Pré de Manche", Meursault Le Limozin, Meursault Les Tillets, Meursault Vieilles Vignes, Bourgogne Initiales B.B...

Product Details

Data sheet

75 cl
White Wine
Grape Variety
% vol.
13 %
Bourgogne, Côte de Beaune
Domaine Bernard-Bonin
1er Cru
Les Genevrières
Production method
Producer: Domaine Bernard-Bonin
Domaine Bernard-Bonin

One of Meursault's shiniest gems


Before the Domaine Bernard-Bonin, there was the Domaine Michelot. It belonged to Bernard Michelot, Véronique Bonin's grandfather and one of the most well-respected winemakers in Meursault (he passed away in April 2016, at the age of 89). Bernard was the 6th generation in a family of vintners that has always been deeply attached to nature. Thanks to his hard work, he managed to make his Burgundy estate famous in the entire country (and beyond) during the 1960's. In 1998, Bernard decided to leave his 20 hectares vineyard to his three daughters: Geneviève, Chantal and Odile.

One year later, Geneviève and his daughter Véronique went their own way. The duo founded a new 7 hectares wine estate on the Côte de Beaune: the Domaine Michelot Mère et Fille. Meanwhile, Odile married Jean-François Mestre (who was a young viticulture and oenology graduate at the time) and they both took the helm of the Domaine Michelot a few years later, with the help of Bernard's third daughter Chantal. As for Véronique, when she met her future husband Nicolas Bernard, she convinced her mother to entrust them with the estate.

Véronique and Nicolas immediately began their quest for the authentic Meursault terroir, which explains why they invested all their efforts in Rudolf Steiner's biodynamic philosophy. Nowadays, the tilling is entirely done by horse; the use of copper is completely forbidden (even though many organic methods authorize it); there are no chemicals whatsoever in the vineyard; the grapevine illnesses are prevented and treated using 100% natural solutions… Thanks to these choices, the harvest gives rich and juicy fruits, which in turn produce pure and dynamic wines.

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