Barnier is optimistic about the aging potential of the 2015 whites, most of which were bottled with alcohol levels just under 14%, without chaptalization. “They will be open young but we won’t have to wait more than three to five years even for the top wines,” he offered. “And I don’t see why they won’t remain open. But we have had ripe vintages that are great at 30 years old.”
It goes well with white meats, charcuterie, poultry, andouillette and goat cheese.