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Chablis 1er Cru Butteaux 2020
Source : Neal Martin – Oct 2021
This 2020 Chablis Les Butteaux 1er Cru is 100% matured in used 450-liter barrels. The bouquet is well defined, fresh and nicely focused, starting off slightly nutty, then becoming more floral with great vivacity. The well-balanced palate displays a fine bead of acidity and great salinity. Wild peaches appaer toward the irresistible, energic finish. Superb.

 

Chablis 1er Cru Butteaux 2020
Source : Allen Meadows - 2020
A subtle but perceptible application of wood sets off equally ripe aromas poached pear, apple, citrus confit and mineral reduction. Here too there is excellent density to the palate soaking medium-bodied flavors that also flash good muscle and power on the equally compact and built-to-age finish. This could use a bit more depth but that should reasonably develop with a few years of patience.