First wine for me from this producer … and certainly not the last. The Chassagne Blanchots-Dessus 2011 is a lovely forward effort. In the bouquet expressive yellow orchard fruit .. hints of oak and gun powder supported by a nice minerality. On the palate fine weight .. focused yet somewhat openly knit … with a lovely drinkability. Love the expressive style, the purity and the focus. A delighful Chassagne.
Latest tasting Notes for this producer
- Domaine Coffinet-Duvernay, Chassagne Blanchots-Dessous 2013 July 23, 2015
- Domaine Coffinet-Duvernay, Chassagne Blanchots-Dessus 2011 January 2, 2015
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