2007 Domaine Henri Boillot Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru
Allen Meadows - Burghound
This is almost as ripe as the Criots and even more complex than the Bienvenues with a layered and deep nose of spice, toast, floral notes, peach, pear and lemon zest that can also be found on the utterly delicious, full-bodied and powerful flavors that are voluminous but focused, detailed and which detonate like a vinous bomb on the textured and palate staining finish that goes on and on. 2007 is a terrific vintage for this appellation as it adds a touch of elegance that Bâtard sometimes lacks. A monument that will age for years.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Peach, musk melon, and papaya in the nose segue into a sumptuously rich, ripely-fruited palate that incorporates marzipan and honey, yet also a fresh cut of citrus. This would finish more lusciously were it not for a sheer concentration - encompassing citrus zest, peach kernel, vanilla bean, and alkaline minerality - of palate staining bitterness. It will probably retain stamina for a decade.
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
Good pale color. Stone fruits and spicy oak on the nose, plus a suggestion of exotic fruits. Suave, rich and smooth, with powerful flavors of candied fruits, citrus peel and spicy oak. This dense, very ripe and dry wine is a bit youthfully tough today.