Chablis “Saint Martin”, Domaine Laroche, FR, 2018

$29.95 Excl. tax
Article number:
720815210134
EAN Code:
720815210134
SKU:
P-10662
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Tasting Notes:Appearance: Clear lemon color
Aroma: Fruity, fragrant nose with hints of ripe white fruit and flowers
Taste: Lively on the palate with a mineral accent on layers of white fruit; a fresh finish

The 2015 Chablis St Martin has what you might describe as a "dainty" nose at first, a little timid, but it soon finds it voice courtesy of its apple blossom and fresh pear aromas, perhaps with a hint of peppermint in the background. The palate is well balanced with a crisp line of acidity. I appreciate the tension of this Chablis: taut and linear, quite saline in the mouth and this serves to prolong the finish. This is a well-crafted and very delicious Chablis from Gregory Viennois and his team. This comes recommended.

Wine Advocate: 90

 

Saint Martin, the patron saint of Chablis, was a Roman cavalry officer who converted to Christianity, lived as a humble monk and was elected Bishop of Tours. After his death in 397, his body was brought back to the Abbey of Marmoutier in Tours, where his relics (his famous cloak, in particular) were kept. In 877, as the Normans were invading the Touraine, monks took his relics to Chablis to avoid destruction. Saint Martin’s relics were kept for a decade in the Obédiencerie, the prayer hall in the ninth-century monastery in the town of Chablis.

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