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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...
- 94 Points -
Tim Atkin MW, January 2015
Made from purchased grapes, so sold under the Jean-Marc Brocard label as a result, this is farmed conventionally as opposed to biodynamically. It’s a big, powerful, yet compact wine with flavours of grapefruit and oyster shell, a touch of honeyed weight and a spicy flourish. A mineral backbone sustains the finish.See detailed press review