2020 Denis Race Chablis 1er Cru 'Montmains Vieilles Vignes' 750Ml BottleRegular price $70.00
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The Montmains 1er Cru is the heart of the Race family holdings and this wine is a blend of plots from Butteaux, Foret and Montmains proper (all lieu-dits within greater Montmains), with an average vine age of 33yo. From the cooler and classic sites, this is lean and pristine Chablis that, although drinking beautifully now with powerful acidity and intense minerality, will reward a few years in the cellar before entering a long drinking window. Cold, slightly unde ripe pear on the nose, white flowers, citrus aromatic extract such as lime oil, and that signature Race minerality all vie on the nose for your attention. The palate is very direct and linear with pear and grapefruit - but there is nice of zesty acidity to keep things in check, and the palate stretches on nicely.