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Billaud-Simon Chablis Grand Cru Bougros

Billaud-Simon Chablis Grand Cru Bougros

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Grape Varietal: Chardonnay

Country & Region: France | Burgundy

Alcohol Level (%): 11

Bottle Size: 750ml

The name of this climat - that can be spelt in several different ways - originates from its geographical location. It lies at the foot of the 'Bougros' hillside. The Serein river runs just a few metres from here and was often flooded in the past. For this reason, the pathway led along 'la pierreuse', just before 'boquereau' and became 'Bougros' over time meaning 'a narrow pathway next to the water's edge' (Bouque in old French means 'narrowing').

Winemaker notes

A remarkably rich Grand Cru. The nose reveals intense mineral notes combined with aromas of candied fruits. The palate is rich and unctuous with notes of gingerbread. The structure is both firm and round. Elegant finish with lingering saline notes.

2021

Burghound 90-93: Moderate wood influence surrounds ripe aromas of green fruit, citrus rind, ocean breeze and discreet nuances of mineral reduction. The round and rich, indeed even plush, medium weight plus flavors coat the palate with sappy dry extract while displaying impressive power on the youthfully austere and long if slightly wood finale. This isn't elegant but it doesn't lack for personality.

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