93 points

Pierre André 2007 Corton les Renardes Grand Cru Pinot Noir (Corton)

Juicy red fruits are the veneer on a wine that is structured and complex, full of tight tannins, intense acidity and the promise of a long-term future. The dry center of the wine holds the exuberant fruit flavors together, while the aftertaste is all freshness.  — R.V.   Published 5/1/2012
93 points

Pierre André 2008 Chardonnay (Corton-Charlemagne)

From Pierre André’s Château Corton-André, they can look up at the hill of Corton and the Corton-Charlemagne vineyard. That gives them a neighborly interest. This is reflected in this rich, powerful, muscular wine, full of yellow fruit, ripe wood and tense acidity. It should age for 4–5 years.  — R.V.   Published 4/1/2012
92 points

Pierre André 2009 Genevrières Chardonnay (Meursault)

With its initial toast flavors, this is a wine that is made for aging. It has weight and opulence to go with the structure and sweet fruits. The peaches combine with citrus in a delicious counterpoint to the structure. Age for 3–4 years.  — R.V.   Published 12/31/2011
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92 points

Pierre André 2008 Genevrières Chardonnay (Meursault)

With less of the generosity of Meursault and more of the structure, this is a complex and concentrated wine that deserves aging. Yellow fruits and their acidity dominate what is also a toast-laden wine. It has weight, richness and potential.  — R.V.   Published 12/31/2011
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91 points

Pierre André 2009 Clos de la Commarine Premier Cru Pinot Noir (Pommard)

Typical Pommard, with its initially severe tannins. The wine then shows its potential for rich fruit, in its round plum flavors, the tannins offering support. It is a concentrated, chunky wine, the final acidity adding freshness.  — R.V.   Published 12/31/2011
91 points

Pierre André 2009 En Chevret Pinot Noir (Volnay)

Rich, intense red-fruited wine, soft and voluptuous. The tannins are folded into the ripe fruits, giving a very approachable feel. The acidity is prominent at this stage but should soften in a year or two, and the wine is certainly worth aging.  — R.V.   Published 12/31/2011
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91 points

Pierre André 2008 Les Blanchots Chardonnay (Chassagne-Montrachet)

An obviously wood-aged wine that remains young. The acidity from the toast is still blending with the acidity from the pineapple and apricots. The wine, though, has great potential, ready to show off its ripe fruits and gorgeous structure. Keep for 2-3 years.  — R.V.   Published 12/31/2011
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Pierre André 2007 Santenots Pinot Noir (Volnay)

Ripe, sweet-fruited wine, its red berry fruits and opulent tannins giving a rounded feel. There is, as well, a good structure composed of acidity, licorice and wood. It needs 2–3 years still to really develop all its depth of flavor.  — R.V.   Published 12/31/2011
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