A truly dynamic bottle of bubbles. Incredibility fine for a bottle under $20.
With vines averaging 50 years in age, Les Grezeaux is Baudry's oldest parcel, and it produces their most ageworthy wine. The wine is fermented in cement vats and matured 15 months in unlined cement.
A special selection of older vines, some 80 years or older, from the estate’s peerless flint-rich soils. A stunning, complex wine and one that will age, too; put a case away and forget about it for 10 years, then be amazed!
The 2021 La Folie is a young, buoyant wine with a lovely juicy nature. It's one of the better early releases from 2021 with good concentration and plenty to get hold of within its light body. That's probably because it has had a little bit of love: it'...
The 2020 Les Choisilles offers a floral and pear-like aromatic character. It's round and ripe with good grip on the finish, which could be a result of the vintage having had little juice in it; the wines have excellent structure and fruit purity
Planted in 1998, this is the youngest parcel that the domaine owns on argilo-calcaire soil, a little bit like Vouvray. There's a meter or so of top soil before hitting the limestone. The 2019 Bournais is ripe and fuller in style, offering welcoming peach ...
‘Caillottes’ means little stones. This vineyard (a flatter area, due east of the slope where the ‘Monts Damnés’ vineyard is found), with its thin limestone soils, is planted to young vines. Zesty notes of lime and white pepper; sweet yellow fruit. A more “approachable,” early drinking Cotat that nonetheless captures the depth and persistence of the Cotat style.
- 100% Sauvignon Blanc
- A famed single-vineyard in Chavignol
- Southeast facing, very cool site
- Steep slope with kimmeridgian limestone
- 50+ year old vines
- Indigenous yeast
- Fermented in very old demi-muids and aged in old barrels
- Unfined and unfiltered