The working man's white Burgundy. What a pleasure, and a refreshing view of the world's finest terroir through the lens of the OTHER Burgundy varietal (and close Chardonnay cousin) Aligoté. Top example from one of the great domaines in Puligny. Bosc pear, green apple, wet stone and clean linen come through on the nose. The … Continue reading Paul Pernot Bourgogne Aligote’, 2017
Vintage 2014, four-generation winemaking family in Chablis. This is as classic as it gets; high-toned and racy with bracing acidity and long, lip-smacking mineral finish. Developing a medium-lemon color in its adolescence. You can definitely feel the cool '14 vintage's effects with lean fruit and green apple freshness, but there is plenty of weight and … Continue reading Chablis Domaine Vocoret
Chablis, domaine George
Burgundy’s prized vineyards stretch from the city of Auxerre in the north down to the city of Macon in the south. In Auxerre we find the wines of Chablis, made with the Chardonnaygrapes, moving south we traverse Irancy and its red wines and Saint Bris with Sauvignon Blancs. While moving south we reach the place where the most sought-after and expensive … Continue reading Domaine Henry Boillot, 1er Cru Les Fremiets 2005
Cherries, iodine and mulch. Medium-bodied and dry with an incredible balance between ripe fruit and dusty earth. This taster enjoyed the wine with a classic carbonara. W.M.
Beautifully aged, mineral-laden Chardonnay from top growing site in Chablis. Meyer lemon, seashells and hay on the nose, round and soft on the palate with complex texture and excellent length. William Marengo. Editor @ sipnotes.org
This is a rare expression of Chardonnay from NSG ( Nuit Saint George ) Village, offering underripe orchard fruit and green apple, bracing minerality and chalkiness on the way to a crisp, salty finish. William Marengo. Editor @ sipnotes.org