Approaching the end of my fourth alcohol free day, it seems an eternity since I was sipping on this wine. The stitches in my mouth mean that this period of abstinence will last until at least the weekend.
The 2009 vintage was a warmer one in Chablis and there is a relative forwardness to this wine. It almost extends to stonefruit before taking a step back and settling on lemons, minerals, (latent) honey and apples. These flavours envelop some yielding acidity without smothering it. Texturally compelling – waxy and gentle then slightly chewy through the finish. I love the composure here, the sense of unforced complexity. Excellent
Region: Burgundy, Chablis
Tasted: October 2011