2007 Jean-Marc Brocard Chablis Domaine Sainte Claire Vieilles Vignes (France, Burgundy, Chablis)

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Burgundy, Chablis, Chardonnay, France, White Wine

Had this on Saturday night with Oysters and dungeness crab. At $22, this wine is a steal. It’s pure, focused, zingy minerals and lemon apple flavors, and bone-dry. It tastes like Champagne without bubbles and far outperforms its $22 price tag. A wine that should be in Chablis lovers’ cellar by the case lot. Although the premier and grand crus should thrill even more, this is the perfect everyday Chablis.

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I am not a professional wine taster, nor do I have any professional training in the wine trade. I am a wine enthusiast who has spent countless hours tasting wines of many different styles. My palate is not aligned with a single wine critic, and I call all wines "as I taste them". My site is a source of tasting notes and wine recommendations as well as warnings without conflict of interest. You'll just have to figure out how your palate aligns with mine. My palate generally tends to veer towards Old-World wines that put a premium on terroir and lovely balance and finesse, rather than raw power...please keep that in mind as you read my notes.

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