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 Vintage2009
TypeWhite
ProducerDomaine de l'Abbaye Saint-Antoine
VarietyChardonnay
Designationn/a
VineyardBougros
CountryFrance
RegionBurgundy
SubRegionChablis
AppellationChablis Grand Cru
UPC Code(s)007789029442

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Drinking window: Drink between 2012 and 2020 (based on 1 user opinion)

Community Tasting History

Community Tasting Notes (average 92 pts. and median of 92 pts. in 3 notes) - hiding notes with no text

 Tasted by Champagneinhand on 2/17/2014: A little bummed as this was really outclassed by the Von Hovel Spatlese. The Bougros showed some mineral, orchard fruit and stone, but the 2009 seemed to lack the great acidity that 2008 brought. A very clean wine and enjoyable though. (819 views)
 Tasted by Champagneinhand on 10/24/2013 & rated 92 points: Opulent and smooth orchard fruit and pitted fruits with scents of acacia and other white flowers. Serious minerals and good acidity frame this GC from a warm vintage out very nicely. Beautiful finish. Enjoyed with Coq au Vin, and also had a bottle of Fixin village. Very enjoyable evening. (900 views)
 Tasted by Champagneinhand on 1/11/2013: Excellent young bottle of Bougros. Serious sea shell and saline with sublime orchard fruits of apple and peaches. White florals, great touch of citrus acidity, ending with a long smooth finish. Very little new oak makes this a pleasure to drink now. Sub $35. Again Excellent. (1226 views)

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Chardonnay

Chardonnay on Appellation America

Bougros

at weinlagen.info

France

Vins de France (Office National Interprofessionnel des Vins ) | Pages Vins, Directory of French Winegrowers | French Wine (Wikipedia)

Burgundy

Les vins de Bourgogne (Bureau interprofessionnel des vins de Bourgogne) (and in English)
Burgundy - The province of eastern France, famous for its red wines produced from Pinot Noir and its whites produced from Chardonnay. (Small of amounts of Gamay and Aligoté are still grown, although these have to be labeled differently.) The most famous part of the region is known as the Cote d'Or (the Golden Slope). It is divided into the Cote de Beaune, south of the town of Beaune (famous principally for its whites), and the Cote de Nuits, North of Beaune (home of the most famous reds). In addition, the Cote Chalonnaise and the Maconnais are important wine growing regions, although historically a clear level (or more) below the Cote d'Or. Also included by some are the regions of Chablis and Auxerrois, farther north.
Burgundy Report |
Les Grands Jours de Bourgogne - na stejné téma od Heleny Baker

# 2013 Vintage Notes:
* "2013 is a vintage that 20 years ago would have been a disaster." - Will Lyons
* "low yields and highly variable reds, much better whites." - Bill Nanson
* "Virtually all wines were chaptalised, with a bit of sugar added before fermentation to increase the final alcohol level." - Jancis Robinson

# 2014 Vintage Notes:
"We have not had such splendid harvest weather for many years. This will ensure high quality (fragrant, classy and succulent are words already being used) across the board, up and down the hierarchy and well as consistently from south to north geographically apart from those vineyards ravaged by the hail at the end of June." - Clive Coates

Chablis

Chablis (Fédération de Défense de l'Appellation Chablis) | Chablis (Burgundy Wines)

2014 Vintage Notes:
"... a hybrid of 2004/2007 and 2010. The stone, citrus and limestone amalgam is exactly what we search for in Chablis as the style harkens to a day in the Cote de Beaune proper (1960's - 1980's) when wine was not meant to be consumed the week it was released, battonage was not used by all and new oak was rarely seen ... the texture is natural and 'of the vintage' not 'of the winemaker' .... Like Sancerre or the Loire in general, 2014 in Chablis is one of those rare years with extract and transparency. It appears to be a vintage for the "neoclassic" ages and those of us intent on cellaring the most terroir-driven (but still powerful) examples of vineyard, site-place and varietal will want to invest (heavily) in the magnetic and electric 2014's." - Jon Rimmerman

 
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