2021 Roc Breia Chardonnay
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2021 Roc Breia Chardonnay

Burgundy, FRANCE
$225. 00
$2700.00 Dozen
ABV: 11.5%
Closure: Cork

Roc Breïa is an exciting new project in the Maconnais led by Chassagne-Montrachet's Theo Dancer (of Domaine Vincent Dancer fame). In 2021, Theo was invited to visit a mature, 10-hectare vineyard in the Bray district of the Maconnais that two investors had recently purchased. Dancer immediately saw the potential of the mature vines and limestone-rich soils. He agreed to manage the project, but only on the condition that he could control everything. Taking over in July 2021, with the help of full-time vigneron Bastien Cubillé, Dancer immediately began raising the vineyard work to his standards, bringing the soils and vines back into balance, planting cover crops, and cultivating inter-vine.

Other Reviews....
Tasted from multiple barrels shortly before bottling, Théo Dancer's Roc Breïa 2021 Chardonnay offers up inviting aromas of orchard fruit and orange oil mingled with nuances of freshly baked bread, sweet stones, beeswax and nutmeg. Medium-bodied, fleshy and incisive, with tangy acids and a long, saline finish, it's a terrific debut effort for this new project. Maturation was in used 500-liter barrels.
90-92 points
William Kelley - Wine Advocate (Sep 09, 2022)