87-89 Points | International Wine Cellar , July/August 2012
(Picq will begin to bottle some village wine for the U.S. market at the end of July): Bright lemon-green color. Attractive, slightly high-toned lift to the aromas of tangerine, lime and mint. Sweet, fresh and easygoing, with good cut to the essentially soft flavors of lime and white flowers. Nicely ripe but not at all heavy at 12.4% alcohol.
87-88 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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