Domaine des Comtes Lafon

Meursault-Charmes 1er Cru Chardonnay

9.355 ratings
9.412 pro ratings
Meursault, Côte de Beaune, Burgundy, France
Chardonnay
Top Notes For
Lee Pitofsky

Lafon crushed the vintage and 2011 Charmes is superb tonight, floral, elegant and detailed, wafting from the glass with layered aromatics of yellow orchard fruit, fresh lilies, hazelnuts and pastry cream. The palate is vibrant and textured with killer volume, ripping citrusy acids and a long stony mineral inflicted finale. While still young of course, 2011 Charmes is in a fantastic spot with another 20 years easy.

Lafon crushed the vintage and 2011 Charmes is superb tonight, floral, elegant and detailed, wafting from the glass with layered aromatics of yellow orchard fruit, fresh lilies, hazelnuts and pastry cream. The palate is vibrant and textured with killer volume, ripping citrusy acids and a long stony mineral inflicted finale. While still young of course, 2011 Charmes is in a fantastic spot with another 20 years easy.

Oct 22nd, 2022
Michael Herzog

Just a beautiful bottle. It sang on the palette and I just wish there was more to go around.

Just a beautiful bottle. It sang on the palette and I just wish there was more to go around.

May 11th, 2018
Shay A
9.4

Last Friday was our normal 4th Friday happy hour at the storage facility, but since this month had 5 Fridays, why not keep the party going?!

Why drink Napa Chardonnay when you can have wine like this?! Wow. Mersault and white burgundy (specifically Cote de Beaune) are without a doubt my favorite whites in the entire world. The acidity, and full Chardonnay profile here were so pure...no oak! Gorgeous.

Last Friday was our normal 4th Friday happy hour at the storage facility, but since this month had 5 Fridays, why not keep the party going?!

Why drink Napa Chardonnay when you can have wine like this?! Wow. Mersault and white burgundy (specifically Cote de Beaune) are without a doubt my favorite whites in the entire world. The acidity, and full Chardonnay profile here were so pure...no oak! Gorgeous.

Sep 30th, 2017
Mike Cusey

Desert island wine

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Robert Cunningham

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

9.2

Lovely, with some buttery overtones. Rich mouth feel. Delicate nose. Long finish

Lovely, with some buttery overtones. Rich mouth feel. Delicate nose. Long finish

Oct 23rd, 2016
Nico J. Snyman

Mirroring my previous comments in regards to the Roulot, these are solid wines, but I think the bar has definitely been raised by a few key producers.

Mirroring my previous comments in regards to the Roulot, these are solid wines, but I think the bar has definitely been raised by a few key producers.

Sep 22nd, 2016
Jasmine Hirsch

Sales & Marketing Hirsch Vineyards, founder In Pursuit of Balance

9.4

Lafonizzle. Paulee madness.

Lafonizzle. Paulee madness.

Mar 16th, 2014
Adam Plotkin

Incredible! #LaPaulee2014

Mar 15th, 2014
Ron Siegel

A beautiful wine that I have had many times that seems to have gotten better since my last btl. Richness, purity with impeccable balance.

A beautiful wine that I have had many times that seems to have gotten better since my last btl. Richness, purity with impeccable balance.

Sep 28th, 2022
Paul Angelillo

Precise & elegant.

Precise & elegant.

Dec 17th, 2019