White

1996 Domaine Jacques Prieur Montrachet

Chardonnay

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Beaune
  • Montrachet Grand Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 5

  • sjwshiraz wrote:

    July 24, 2016 - Not premoxed but much blowsier than the early bottle. For lovers of old style Aussie Chardonnay

  • gutt22 Likes this wine:

    July 12, 2013 - This had been decanted four hours before drinking. A very impressive wine. Medium yellow color. Strikingly youthful in every respect. A complex, soaring nose of spice, flowers, baked apple, pear, and minerals, along with hints of earthiness. In the mouth, exquisite, concentrated, and forceful but retaining a excellent balance. The fruit is explosive and youthful, with the only nit being perhaps the acidity sticks out a touch too much. But it's terrific and drinking beautifully. A remarkable, memorable finish that persists impressively. A

  • Burgundy Al wrote: flawed

    October 20, 2012 - 50th Birthday Celebration Dinner with Wine (Chez Schmidt - Chicago IL): Oxidized.

  • sjwshiraz wrote:

    April 22, 2010 - Not oxidised. Surprisingly very good. Probably the best Prieur I've had. Not in the top league - too one dimensional, but still very good mature GC WB.

  • burningstarIV wrote: 95 points

    March 24, 2005 - Golden vanilla color, with exceptional purity. Nose is nuts and yeast, with a touch of new oak. Several layers on the tongue, but they're dominated by the buttery body of the wine. Finish is long, lingers for close to a minute. A great wine but the price is not one that allows for repeat visits.

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  • By John Gilman
    Sep/Oct 2018, Issue #77, Another Look At the 1996 Burgundy Vintage- Time Heals Many Wounds.

    (Montrachet- Domaine Jacques Prieur) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    September/October 1998, IWC Issue #80 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1996
  • Type White
  • Producer Domaine Jacques Prieur
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Beaune
  • Appellation Montrachet Grand Cru

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 38 (53%)
  • Consumed 34 (47%)

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