Chassagne Montrachet Marquis de Laguiche Joseph Drouhin Premier 2005
DEDICATION TO THE DIVERSITY OF BURGUNDY With close to 90 different appellations, Joseph Drouhin offers a fascinating array of Burgundy terroirs in all their authenticity and subtle variations. A FAMILY HERITAGE For the last 130 years, Maison Joseph Drouhin has been in the hands of the Drouhin family. Today, the fourth generation is at the helm, animated by the same passion that inspired the founder of the company.
External Reviews for Chassagne Montrachet Marquis de Laguiche Joseph Drouhin Premier
Pale yellow-straw color. Sexy nose melds fresh pineapple stone and musky quinine. Large-scaled and showy with superb fruit intensity and a sweet tangy quality to the flavors of lemon lime pineapple and quinine. A huge and superripe wine with superb building length. This has the balance for extended aging and may well shut down in the bottle. Philippe wanted to harvest these vines early but his father Joseph wanted to wait-"like he did in 59 " said Philippe. In the end the last batches of
Impressive for its regal presence on the palate this white isn t showy yet it demands your focus as it crosses the palate in layers of spring blossom honeysuckle citrus hazelnut and mineral flavors. There s a vibrant structure and the finish keeps on coming in waves. Best from 2012 through 2030. 350 cases made. -BS Wine Spectator.