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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Jean Noel Gagnard

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Chassagne Montrachet

Grape Variety:

Chardonnay

Chassagne Montrachet, Les Caillerets, 1er Cru, 2011

12x75cl £720.00

6 bottles £60.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

At first glance this is a little surly, complex but brooding with faint suggestions of struck stone, the palate boasts enveloping ripe flavours; if not totally expressive now there are certainly many layers to this that will need unravelling. Aeration reveals a fabulous minerality and intensity, incredibly long echoing flavours of limestone, citrus rind and chalk. Stunning. The Cailleret vineyard comprises some of Caroline Lestimée’s oldest vines (over 60 years old).

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