Tim Atkin Master of Wine: Vintage 2016, 93/100

Jancis Robinson & Hugh Johnson Atlas of Wine: Mention 


Category: Dry white

Appellation: Chablis 1er Cru Montmains (Burgundy region)

Grapes: Chardonnay (100%)

Farming: Organic (non-certified)

About the wine: Driven and powerful 1er Cru Chablis. Clotilde Davenne is famous for producing one of the best expression of 1er Cru Montmains which is her flagship vineyard not far from the winery. No oak.

Taste like: Notes of lemon and lime. Power and tension with this traditional style 1er Cru Montmains made by Clotilde Davenne. A very very fine example of Montmains one more time thanks to its texture and lengths. The finish is both elegant and firm with hips of minerality.

When to drink: Drink now or in the next 5-6 years.

Service: 8 to 10 C degrees in large burgundy glass.

Food match: Oyster, sushi, goat cheese, shellfish, fish, veal, snails, parsleyed ham, smoked trout and pungent washed-rind cheeses.

2016 Domaine Clotilde Davenne, Chablis 1er Cru Montmains




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