2011 white burgundy - past it???

Opened a Le Grappin Savigny Le Beaune last night and very much enjoyed it. My note follows. However, it has been suggested that 2011s of such a lowly appellation should be pretty horrible. Any views on this theory?

Just thought I'd have a morning tasting.... The nose immediately impresses and delights. So fresh and vibrant, with citrus, pears, oyster shells. You just know you're in for a treat. Almost so much so that one delays actually drinking it, just so that you can savour this phase. The palate, when it comes, is arguably a little disappointingly simple. A hint of sulphur (that I didn't really get so much on the nose) makes it come over a little austere. When one puts a bit of work in, there is a creaminess here behind the acidity - like a lemon meringue pie. The finish seems a touch on the short side compared to the rest of the experience, but is clean and invites you back for more. Actually, on reflection, it's not that short. Certainly the creamy lemon lingers at low level for quite some time. I think this 2011 is in a great place right now. Super wine!
 
I've got quite a bit of Droin, Billaud Chablis 2011 in the cellar - all of them (under diam) have been crackling with energy and have years on them. Tasted Montee de Tonnerre, Montmain from both producers this christmas. Hmmm.... 08:11 in the morning and already thinking "hmmm, oysters and Chablis for breakfast?"
 
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