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Jean-Marc Brocard's origins lie in the Côte d'Or, a farmer's son from the village of Chaudenay-le-Château, not even the son of the vigneron. Following his father’s advice Jean-Marc studied Engineering leaving behind agricultural life. It was an accident of marriage that brought him to wine when he married Claudine (his childhood sweetheart), a vigneron's daughter from the village of St-Bris-le-Vineux in the valley of Yonne. Starting with single a hectare of vines from his father-in-law in...
Buttery flavours of toasted salt with floral aromas. Medium-bodied with a long finish.
- 94 Points -
Surprisingly exotic for a Blanchot, which can be very austere in its youth, the Brocards’
wine is made from purchased grapes. The oak is quite assertive, but there’s plenty of sweet peach and pear fruit for support, underpinned by lip smacking acidity.