Over a period of more then 15 years, the Wein‑Plus Wine Guide has established a reputation for its strict and independent wine reviews. Marcus Hofschuster, our head taster and editor in chief, has a precise view at the wines of the leading wine producers in Europe.
Interesting wines off the beaten mainstream path, wines with an unmistakeable character! Our head taster Marcus Hofschuster personally selects these wines from around 12,000 wines tasted each year: objectively, independently and without any trade interests.
As a member of Wein‑Plus you will profit from benefits we have negotiated with our cooperation partners in the world of wine – and these have a real cash value for you. These offers are exclusively for your benefit: Wein‑Plus receives no fees or commissions from ist partners – and that’s a promise.
Benefit from a significantly higher presence, increased awareness of your products, unbeatable top conditions at important branch service providers as well as useful, up-to-date and comprehensive information on wine and the wine sector.
Your data will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with third parties . By registering you enter no obligations. In the later registration process, you can optionally complete a paid membership or complete the registration without membership.
The named after the town of the same name Appellation with 364 hectares of vineyards is located in Burgundian Area Côte d'Or (Côte de Beaune). Small areas in the community Blagny also count. The town is also known as the "capital of Burgundian white wines". In Meursault the Cistercian the Duke of Burgundy on Christmas Day of their founding year 1098 their first vineyard as a gift. Every year on the third day of the "Trois Glorieuses", the "Paulée de Meursault" takes place in Meursault, which goes back to the tradition of a jointly harvested meal after the harvest (see also under Hospices de Beaune and Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin ).
There are mostly white wines Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc which are among the best Burgunds and are mostly matured in oak barrels. A winged word in the parish word reads, "Only those who drink Meursault never become drunkards . " The red wines are going out Pinot Noir with smaller shares of Pinot Liébault and Pinot Gris vinified. There are no classified Grands Crus in this area. The most important of the numerous Premiers Crus with 160 hectares of vines are Bouchères, Charmes, Genevrières, Goutte d'Or, Poruzot, Perrières (Grand Cru-worthy), Pièce sous le Bois, Poruzots, Santenots and Sous le Dos d'Ane.
As a special feature, there is an Appellation Volnay-Santenot's Premier Cru exclusively for red wines, which was regulated in 1924 by a court. These vineyards are confusingly not in the neighboring community Volnay but in Meursault. Alternative appellations include Meursault-Blagny Premier Cru for white wines from certain locations around Blagny, Meursault-Côte de Beaune for reds only and Meursault-Santenots for white wines from Premier Cru locations in certain areas in Volnay-Santenots. Well-known producers are Ampeau, Bichot (Domaine du Pavillon), Bouchard Père et Fils Boyer-Martenot, Coche-Dury, Joseph Drouhin, Fichet, Grivault, Javillier, Lafon, Javillier, Jobard, Domaine Leroy, Michelot, Morey and Domaine Roulot,