Arnaud Ente Meursault 2006

Last night I went to a great seafood restaurant in Eastchester, NY. It is Nantucket bay scallop season, one of my favorite foods. I feel that eating seasonally puts me in touch with the passage of time, and certain foods remind me that winter is almost over. Not that winter is bad, but this winter has given us enough snow to last for the next 4 years.

We started off with a Bourgogne Blanc from Domaine Roulot. It was crisp and minerally, a perfect wine with my oysters and my girlfriend’s lump crab cake in lobster sauce.

For our main course I couldn’t resist ordering the Arnaud Ente Meursault 2006, although on the wine list it was listed as 2005. I first heard of Ente when I was working at Winebow, a fine wine importer and distributor that handles Kermit Lynch in New York. Ente bottled only about 4500 bottles of his 2006 Meursault, and it is obvious that he is passionate about each one. The wine is rich and powerful, mouthfilling,

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