2020 - Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos Pinson Frères
Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Pinson Freres
Region
Chablis
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2024 - 2034
Case size
6x75cl
En Primeur

2020 CHABLIS GRAND CRU LES CLOS PINSON FRÈRES - 6x75cl

Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Pinson Freres
Region
Chablis
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2024 - 2034
Case size
6x75cl
En Primeur
In Bond
Case price £260.00 (Ex. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, November 2021

    A high-class wine from arguably Chablis’ most prestigious Grand Cru. This is all about purity and composure. It is subtle and yet powerful in a discreet way. Aromas of citrus fruits and freshly washed-up seashells. The initial attack shows a bite of mineral freshness, with a saline edge and then the palate slowly opens out into flavours of nectarine and clementine. Always fine, this is not an indulgent wine, but it is so layered and texture.

  • BURG

    Burghound, October 2021,
    Score: 92 - 95

    A pungent nose of wood and firm reduction leads to detailed and powerful flavors that are borderline painfully intense before concluding in a mineral-driven, chiseled and compact finale. This is clearly built-to-age and like any respectable example of Les Clos, a wine that's going to need at least some patience. Don't miss! Drink 2028+

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Producer

Domaine Pinson Freres

The Pinson family vie with the Droins as one of the oldest in the town, with documents showing their presence back in 1640, while 1880 shows the first records of Louis Pinson selling bottles of their wine under the family label. It is now run by brothers Christophe and Laurent, joined by Laurent’s daughter, Charlène. The family team oversee 12 hectares of vineyards, including 2.5 hectares of Les Clos and 4.75 hectares of Mont de Milieu, from which they make extraordinarily fine and classical Chablis. They like to use oak barrels for maturation, although the influence of new oak is only ever a gentle whisper in the background of their steely wines. Their wines consistently show the raciness and elegance of fine Chablis.

Region

Chablis

Chablis is world famous for its fine white wines produced from the Chardonnay grape. The best vineyards are perched above the winding Serein river and are south or southwest facing ensuring better ripeness in this cooler climate. It has four appellation levels. Petit Chablis is the most modest and simple followed by Chablis, which is the largest and most prominent. Premier cru Chablis is the third largest appellation and encompasses almost 40 different climats or vineyards including the famed Montée de Tonnerre, Fourchaumes and Mont de Milieu. The most noble of all Chablis are the grand crus of which there are 7 climats in total Bougros, Les Preuses, Vaudésir, Grenouilles, Valmur, Les Clos and Blanchot. The wines of Chablis have remained some of the best value in the world, particularly their superb grand crus which can easily cost 50% less than its closest revered white grand cru neighbour, Corton Charlemagne.