2009 Verget Saint Véran Grand Elevage, Mâconnais, Burgundy
£17, 13%, Oddbins
Tasted at: Oddbins tasting
White Burgundies from the 2009 vintage don't lack opulence, but the best ones have freshness and bite, too. This is certainly on the ripe and honeyed side, but it has enough freshness for balance, with notes of vanilla and nutmeg spice, pear and citrus fruit and an appealingly honeyed texture.
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