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$125.99* * Suggested retail price
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...
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This is also distinctly woody and while the oak doesn't dominate the ripe and mildly exotic white and yellow orchard fruit nose, it can't be described as subtle. Otherwise there is a lovely sense of purity to the intense, sleek and generous yet precise medium-bodied flavors that possess a succulent mouth feel, all wrapped in an impressively complex and lingering finish. Like the Bougros my rating assumes that the wood will ultimately be successfully integrated.See detailed press review