Domaine Philippe Colin Chassagne-Montrachet

Burgundy, France   |  Fragrant White   |  Chardonnay   |  2018
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SKU
PHCO-CHMO-2018
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Product Name Qty
PHCO-CHMO-2018-1-750-DP
1 x 750ml
£49.00
PHCO-CHMO-2018-6-750-DP
6 x 750ml
£294.00

Another great showing from Philippe, certainly belying any early doubts we had about the potential for high quality whites from 2018. Early harvesting (starting 1st September) and abundant yields (50-60hl/ha) have ensured typicity, pH levels to balance the ripeness, and helped avoid excessive concentration. The definition of the fruit and transparency to the terroir impresses with Philippe’s continuing preference for large oak barrels (the crus use up to 30% new oak but two thirds tonneau for better integration) really paying dividends. We normally choose to concentrate on two out Philippe’s four individual 1er Cru Chassagne sites but were sufficiently impressed by the quality here to offer three.

Philippe’s makes 15 barrels of the village wine, from two cuvées – one on the Puligny side, which does more battonage for a fuller flavour, and one on the Chassagne side. Initially muted nose, unfurls with stone fruits, pear skin and white flowers. Palate is nicely poised with plenty of acidity that pulls the ripe fruit through, and there is good mineral drive on the saline finish. Quite reserved currently, it will fatten out. Tom, Wine Guru

90/100, Tim Atkin MW

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  Grower Domaine Philippe Colin
  Bottle size 750
  Duty Paid / In Bond Duty Paid
  Vintage 2018
  Bottle or Case? Price by the Bottle, Price by the Case
  Country France
  Region Burgundy
  Grape Chardonnay
  Wine Type White wines
  Wine Style Fragrant White
  Winemaking Sustainable farming
  Oak Mildly Oaked
  Drinkability Early in drinking window
  Sweetness Dry

Domaine Philippe Colin

The quiet star of Chassagne Montrachet

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