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1996 Jean-Noel Gagnard Chassagne-Montrachet Les Caillerets

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November 8, 2015 - $80



93Wine Spectator

...with clean, pure fruit, it also offers superconcentration of mineral, earth, wet stone, pebble and lime character. Just enough toasted bread, wood accents to add a bit of complexity. Supple finish packed with ripe fruit.

92+ Stephen Tanzer

Dried fruits, smoke, minerals and flowers on the nose. Tactile and very concentrated, with strong but harmonious acidity and firm mineral character giving the rich flavors noteworthy clarity.

91-93The Wine Advocate

..aromatics include highly-defined stones, minerals, sweet nuts, flowers and gorgeously ripe yet crisp pears. Racy, gripping and rich, this medium-to-full-bodied, refined and elegant wine has a persistent, razor-sharp, complex finish... .


France, Burgundy, Côte d'Or, Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet, En Cailleret

En Cailleret is a 50-acre Premier Cru vineyard in Chassagne-Montrachet in Burgundy’s Cote de Beaune. It is one of 51 Premier Crus in the appellation and it lies between 250 and 300 meters. The vineyard faces southeast. Robert M. Parker Jr. has written that “Chassagne-Montrachet is a treasure trove for outstanding Premier Cru vineyards. In fact, certain Premiers Crus…often achieve Grand Cru status in quality if not in name.”


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.