Jean-Marc Brocard Chablis – Organic/Biodynamic
Wine Spectator 47th wine of their Top 100 list.
91 Points – A textbook flinty aroma gives way to green apple, lemon and mineral flavors in this white, which shows fine depth and richness, offset by vibrant acidity. Excellent length. Drink now through 2020. –BS
Jean-Marc Brocard’s Chablis expresses the pure quality of the chablisian soil brilliantly. Jean-Marc Brocard uses all his know-how to reveal the mysteries and share the pleasures of this complex soil. The result is a pure, mineral and concentrated wine, typical of its appellation.
GRAPE VARIETY 100% Chardonnay.
ORIGIN & EXPOSURE Village of Chablis. South exposure.
SOIL Kimmeridgian : alternate layers of limestone and marls containing fossilized marine bodies which give Chablis its fresh minerality.
AGE OF VINES 25 – 30 years.
DENSITY OF PLANTATION 5700 vines per hectare
PRUNING Guyot double.
YIELDS 55 hl per hectare.
CULTURE Ecological, based on respect of the soil.
WINE-MAKING Pneumatic pressing. Fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel vats to preserve the freshness of the fruit and the typicity of the soil. Aged in stainless steel vats for 9 months. Malolactic fermentation completed.
Notes of candied lemon, peach. The palate is gourmet and precise.
4 to 5 years