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2018 Antoine Jobard Saint-Aubin Les Perrières

ITEM 8095746 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility

Bidder Amount Total
$70
Item Sold Amount Date
I8101957 1 $77 Jan 30, 2022
I8070082 2 $70 Jan 16, 2022
I8057170 6 $70 Jan 9, 2022
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RATINGS

91The Wine Advocate

...scents of pear, mandarin oil, crisp white peach and fresh bread. Medium to full-bodied, satiny and precise, it's mineral and saline, with a touch more concentration and cut...

90-92Vinous / IWC

...lovely spicy, slightly petrolly aromas that spring forth with aeration. The palate is well balanced with a citrus-driven entry, a keen thread of acidity and a linear, almost Puligny-like finish that lingers in the mouth. Excellent.

PRODUCER

Antoine Jobard

Domaine Antoine Jobard is a 15-acre estate in Meursault, Burgundy. Burgundy expert Clive Coates has called it “one of the great Meursault estates.” And Robert M. Parker Jr. notes that the estate “has long been known for crafting clear, complex, age-worthy Meursault.” Francois Jobard still works in the operation but the name on the bottles now is that of his son, Antoine. Known for their Meursault, they also have parcels in Puligny-Montrachet. About 3,000 cases are produced annually.

REGION

France, Burgundy, Côte d'Or, Côte de Beaune, Saint Aubin, Les Perrières

Côte de Beaune is the southern half of the Côte d’Or. The Côte de Beaune includes 16 villages and appellations. Among the most famous communes are Santenay, Chassagne-Montrachet, Puligny-Montrachet, Meursault, Volnay, Pommard, Beaune and Aloxe-Corton. Three of the communes include Grand Cru vineyards and there are numerous Premier Cru vineyards. Though Côte de Beaune produces outstanding red and white wines, it is especially renowned for its Chardonnays, which are considered the best in the world. The prestigious Grand Cru Chardonnays from the vineyards Corton-Charlemagne, Montrachet, Batard-Montrachet, Chevalier-Montrachet and Bienvenues-Batard-Montrachet are always in high demand. The region takes its name from the village of Beaune, the unofficial capital of Burgundy. Beaune is home to many of Burgundy’s best negociants, including Joseph Drouhin, Louis Jadot and Bouchard Pere et Fils. Beaune is also home to the historic Hospices de Beaune wine auction, an annual event held by local producers for the benefit of a Beaune hospital built in the 15th century.

TYPE

White Wine, Chardonnay, 1er (Premier) Cru

This white variety originated in Burgundy, but is now grown around the world. Its flexibility to thrive in many regions translates to wide flavor profile in the market. Chardonnay is commonly used in making Champagne and sparkling wines.