One producer who expresses more than others the spirit of Chassagne-Montrachet. With pure, elegant wines that are always approachable in youth but have an incredible capacity of ageing and developing in the cellar for decades. Jean-Marc and Claudine Blain consistently produce some exemplary wines at village level and release some of the most sought-after Grand Crus from their tiny holdings of Caillerets.
The Vergers has a lovely rich, yet clean and fresh palate and seems ready to drink now but will age extremely well. It displays lovely ripe apple and bright refreshing citrus notes on the nose with sweeter yellow plum and fig characters coming through. On the palate, lively grapefruit characters are balanced by a lovely, salty mineral tang on the...more
Bottle 75cl £62.68
Bottle 75cl £68.68
Ripe notes of quince, mirabelle plums and orchard fruits, this is full and rounded with a stylish cut, helped by its seam of acidity running through it. On the palate, the excitement continues with impressive but well-directed power driving the wine through to a distinguished finish. Fine potential and knocking on the door of the Grand Crus once again. Drink...more
Bottle 75cl £75.68
Bottle 75cl £76.38