89? Points | International Wine Cellar , July/August 2010
($33) Pale yellow-straw color. Hints of honey, wet stone and marzipan on the closed nose; today I don't find the treble notes this wine displayed last spring. Broad and creamy on the palate, with a soft citrus flavor dominating. Very closed today, finishing with a slightly nutty quality. In an awkward phase. Tribut commented that the 2009 is similarly hard to taste today.
91-92 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
Wine lovers who have come to think of Chardonnay as weighty and thick will find Chablis a revelation. When grown in the cool clay-and-chalk soils around the sleepy town of Chablis, at the northern reach of Burgundy, Chardonnay is transformed into one of the world's most cerebral and distinctive white wines. With its brisk...
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The best Chardonnays in the world continue to arrive from the region where the grape first emerged: the chalk, clay, and limestone vineyards of Burgundy and Chablis. While the origins of the grape were disputed for many years, with some speculating that the grape came all the way from the Middle East, DNA researchers at the University of California-Davis proved in 1999 that Chardonnay actually developed...
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