Chablis 1er Cru Montée de Tonnerre 2018

JEAN-MARC BROCARD

Chablis 1er Cru Montée de Tonnerre
2018

  • Organic

$74.17*

* Suggested retail price

8 case(s) available

Product code
167643
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
Speculative
Status
Available
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Region
Burgundy
Subregion
Yonne
Appellation
Chablis Montée de Tonnerre
Classification
1er cru
Varietal(s)
Chardonnay 100 %
Color
White
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
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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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Press reviews

Decanter

- 96 points -

Tim Atkin MW, July 2019

Did organic viticulture enable the Brocards to deal with the heat of the 2018 vintage? There's certainly no sign of stress or over-ripeness in this beautifully weighted foudre- and stainless steel-fermented Right Bank premier cru, the best of the vintage. Sappy, elegant and refined with a hint of wood spice and a fresh, racy, classically Chablisien finish.

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James Suckling

- 92 points -

August 2019

An impressive nose with very attractive, ripe lemon and peach aromas, as well as a stony edge. The palate has a taut, crisp and fresh feel with bright acidity, holding peaches and limes in tight.

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