1999 Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru, les Caillerets, Domaine Jean-Noel Gagnard

Producer: Domaine Jean-Noel Gagnard [Chassagne-Montrachet]
Vintage: 1999
Grape variety: Chardonnay
Origin: France, Burgundy, Cote de Beaune
Appellation: Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru
Date tasted: 14 January 2004
Price when tasted: £31

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Tasting notes


<li> a very impressive white burgundy <li> superb now, even better in a few years <br /><br /> There are four Gagnard domaines in Chassagne-Montrachet and all of them own plots in the very best Premier Crus. One of the very best white burgundies I have


Honeyed fruit, immediately backed by a firm minerality and distinctive vineyard expression. This is a very, very good wine and certainly of Grand Cru standard, but not in price. It could be drunk now, but will be sublime in another four years and last wel

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