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Chassagne-Montrachet

First bottle deeper-golden and nuttier than it should have been – premox! Boo… But the following bottle showed just how well this wine is …

The cellarmaster at Jadot apparently put this together as a response to the Credit Crunch, as a ‘value’ 1er Cru cuvée. In which case …

Another en primeur Burgundy purchase, but something of a contrast with Blain Gagnard’s 2005 Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru. This one seems representative of the vintage: …

This was an excellent recommendation from JR.com for an en primeur white Burgundy in a great vintage. A very nice, classic Southern Burgundian Chardonnay …

Ginny brought this from her then employer, to our Chardonnay and Pinot Noir revision group tasting, and it was beautiful, so I took the …

Clear, deep yellow-gold colour, even to the rim. Aromas of buttered toast over some rich remaining peach (yellow) fruit. Mostly bouquet rather than aroma, …

I was slightly nervous serving this, having had some poor examples of “great” white Burgundy, but I needn’t have worried. Rich golden colour. Toasty, …