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Chablis Vieilles Vignes 2014 Domaine Brocard, Magnum

CHAB013
A classic Chablis showing characteristics of lemon zest and flint with a rounded salty finish.
Type:
Vintage:
2014
Size:
1.5Ltr
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
100%
Genre:
Style:
Dry
ABV:
12.5%
Region:
Country:
France
Sub Region:
Chablis
Body:
Elegant, crisp and delicate
Drinking Window:
Drink now through to 2025
Closure Type:
Cork
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£29.99
Usual Price £43.99
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Domaine Jean-Marc Brocard

Jean-Marc Brocard established himself in the village of Préhy, just to the south-west of Chablis, in 1973, shortly after marrying a vigneron’s daughter from St-Bris. Today the domaine, a mix of their own property and long-term farming contracts, covers 200 hectares, while Jean-Marc has handed over day-to-day responsibilities to his son Julien and son-in-law Frédéric Gueguen. Julien has been instrumental in converting the vineyards to biodynamic principles. Indeed a visit to the company’s headquarters in the village of Préhy is fascinating for the contrasting mix of a dynamic business sense, almost a feel of commercial hustle, and the passion for what is happening above and below the soil.

Tasting Notes

Produced from 30-year old vines, this wine is bracing with plenty of minerality and ultra steely. The palate is rich and refreshing, has ripeness and plenty of character, and even a fun little cornichon note on the finish!

Food Matches

Perfect with smoked salmon