Chablis 1er cru Montmains 2018

JEAN-MARC BROCARD

Chablis 1er cru Montmains
2018

Product code
409714
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
Open
Status
Available
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Region
Burgundy
Subregion
Yonne
Appellation
Chablis
Classification
1er cru
Varietal(s)
Chardonnay 100 %
Color
White
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Metal screw cap
Availability
Winery's website

About this winery

Jean-Marc Brocard's origins lie in the Côte d'Or, a farmer's son from the village of Chaudenay-le-Château, not even the son of the vigneron. Following his father’s advice Jean-Marc studied Engineering leaving behind agricultural life. It was an accident of marriage that brought him to wine when he married Claudine (his childhood sweetheart), a vigneron's daughter from the village of St-Bris-le-Vineux in the valley of Yonne. Starting with single a hectare of vines from his father-in-law in...

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Notes about product

The Premier Cru Montmains is located on the left bank of the Serein River, which runs through the Chablis vineyards. The wide slope provides the wines with mineral characteristics and floral aromas, blending beautifully.

Tasting notes

The nose shows hints of citrus, grapefruit and anise. The mouth is saline and dense with lemony, refreshing citrus and a beautifully long finish. Pair with fish, shellfish, poultry, white meats, and rich, creamy sauces.

Press reviews

Burghound.com

(90-92) Pts

Allen Meandows, October 2019

(from Montmains proper, one-third of which was barrel aged). A notably more floral-inflected nose displays notes of spice, wet stone, mandarin orange and reasonably abundant Chablis characters. The sleek, intense, refined and racy medium weight flavors exude evident minerality on the refreshing and saliva-inducing finale. While there is a
touch of the exotic present on the nose, overall this is a fairly classic Montmains.

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