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Jean-Marc Brocard Chablis Montmains 1er Cru
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Jean-Marc Brocard Chablis Montmains 1er Cru 2017

Chablis, Burgundy, FranceA small crop due to devasting frosts in April has left some excellent wines but in very small quantities. The Brocard Montmains is always about elegance and terroir, and it begins on the nose with the highly attractive oyster liquor, wet stone, and fresh morning seashore notes. The wine is half fermented in oak and half in stainless steel. The attack is clean and inviting with more mineral, leesy, chalky textures underpinning bright red apple and pear. Taut and linear, this will hold through 2022 but is best served over the next two years with oysters, clams, mussels or crab, all prepared simply. Delicious.Tasted: 22 August 2019Tasted by: Anthony GismondiPrices: BC 50.99 BCLS AB 52.99 private wine shops QC 37.75 SAQ Producer: Domaine Jean-Marc BrocardDistributors: Trialto Wine Group
Grape: ChardonnayCSPC: 409714UPC: 3436802100513