Really like this wine. It’s a complex, rich white Burgundy from a relatively lowly appellation. Jean-Yves Devevey is clearly a talented winegrower – you just wonder what might happen if people like him were given custody of much smarter terroirs, currently in the hands of underacheivers. Also worth checking out is his slightly cheaper Hautes-Cotes-de-Beaune Blanc, which is pretty serious, too.
Jean-Yves Devevey Rully 2006 Burgundy, France
13% alcohol. Deep yellow colour. Rich, toasty, broad and nutty with complex honeyed, minerally, citrus pith, grapefruit and herb notes. It’s quite textured with a wonderful balance between the rich, almost exotic flavours and the taut citrus notes. A complex, thought-provoking white Burgundy of real appeal. 92/100 (£17.35 BBR)