There are many "lieux-dits" (or "named places") in the Morgeot appellation. Their wines may all be sold under their own names as long as the conditions of independent harvesting and vinification are met. If not, they are sold under the "Morgeot" name.
Jean Noel Gagnard handed his eponymous Domaine to his daughter Caroline Lestimé in 1989. She had studied business in Paris, before returning to the village to take over the reins of the family estate, and had to handle male chauvinism at its most rampant. Nonetheless, she has followed her own convictions, and enhanced (rather than diminished) the reputation of this fine producer. In the vineyard, she uses no fertilisers or herbicides, but has not taken hold of the biodynamic bible.- James Halliday
Boudriotte's position in the lower, richer part of Morgeot always seems to have an influence on the style of this wine, which has ample, well-upholstered texture and honeyed pear and nectarine fruit. The spiciness adds another layer of complexity with one-third new wood completing the picture.
94 points, Tim Aitkin MW, Decanter, November 2018.
The 2017 Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru La Boudriotte is a definite success this year, bursting from the glass with a fragrant bouquet of citrus blossoms, honeycomb, dried flowers, peaches and pears. on the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, satiny and enveloping, with an open-knit core of fruit and succulent acids. This will be hard to resist in its youth.
91 points, William Kelley, Wine Advocate, May 2019.
There is just enough wood present to remark upon setting off the penetrating nose of petrol, floral, white orchard fruit and subtle citrus nuances. The round and seductively textured, indeed even opulent, medium-bodied flavours possess much more volume on the much more complex and persistent finish. While this should reward up to a decade of cellaring, it should also be reasonably approachable young.
90-93 points, Allen Meadows, burghound.com, June 2019.
Clear bright fresh colour, with some greener tints. Tight and fresh nose, floral, good energy, promising. There is a fabulous weight to this, white fruit, limestone intensity yet with some clay depth, and fine persistence. Still quite backward but shows promise.
93 points, InsideBurgundy.com (November 2018)
Firm reduction renders the nose impossible to fairly assess today. By contrast, there is good freshness and verve to the round and generously proportioned medium weight flavors that possess a beguiling texture that continues onto the relatively robust but not really rustic finale.
(89-92) points, Burghound.com (June 2020)
The whites are full-bodied, powerful, and fat, with aromas of almonds (green or toasted, depending on the age of the wine), ripe apples, white flowers, and honey, The finish is remarkably long.
The reds are deeply colored, full-bodied, and often quite fleshy, with classic aroma of cherry or kirsch and blackcurrant. Their firm structure is reminiscent of a wine from the Côte de Nuits.