Samuel Billaud Chablis Mont de Milieu 2018 - New Canaan Wine
Samuel Billaud Chablis Mont de Milieu 2018
SKU: 09397

Samuel Billaud Chablis Mont de Milieu 2018

  • v91

750ml
$53.99

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Category White Wine
Varietal
Region France, Burgundy, Chablis
Brand Samuel Billaud
Alcohol/vol 12.5%
With 20% of the wine seeing some oak aging, this wine has some richer tones and complexity. Riper notes of tropical fruit and ginger spice are balanced by a hint of smoke. Pair with smoked oysters or pan-fried scallops.
Vinous
  • v91

The 2018 Chablis Mont de Milieu 1er Cru comes from 40-year-old vines and sees 18 months on the fine lees. It has a lilting bouquet of fresh Granny Smith apple, pear and light almond aromas. The palate is taut and fresh on the entry, displaying moderate weight and demonstrating fine salinity and spiciness toward the finish. There is a touch of conservatism to this Chablis, but it should still drink well for the next decade or so.

Neal Martin, September 2020