2021 Domaine Billaud-Simon Chablis Les Blanchots Grand Cru
A slightly riper array of mineral reduction, essence of poached pear and acacia blossom is nuanced by plenty of typical Chablis elements. The sleek, delicious and solidly dense medium weight flavors also possess good minerality and refinement, all wrapped in an intensely saline-inflected finish that is also borderline painfully intense. This lovely effort is built to repay up to a decade of aging though it should be approachable after only 5-ish years. Drink through 2029+.
Allen Meadows - Burghound
The 2021 Chablis Les Blanchots Grand Cru has a well balanced bouquet with touches of Granny Smith apples, gooseberry, flint and a touch of citrus lemon. The palate is promising with a tensile, quite vigorous entry, modest weight, a keen thread of acidity with an attractive, spicy finish. Give this two or three years in bottle. Drink 2025-2039.
Neal Martin - Vinous
Pale lemon colour. A fresh and inviting nose, with some characteristic white flowers. Two stainless steel barrels. Decent intensity but as yet not so much detail, though I think this will come. Drink from 2026-2030.
Jasper Morris MW - Inside Burgundy