null

Samuel Billaud

Chablis 1er Cru Montee de Tonnerre Samuel Billaud 2022

Was:
£78.95
(You save )
Usually, ships from us on the same working day if ordered before 12 pm.

Description

Chablis 1er Cru Montee de Tonnerre, Samuel Billaud, Burgundy, France, 2022

Grape: 100% Chardonnay, fruit sourced from two parcels, hand picked, 20% fermented and aged in oak barrels

This Premier Cru vineyard is located on the right bank of the River Serein. An exceptional quality vintage with plenty of sunshine to fully ripen the grapes. Aromas of crushed rocks, damp earth and the sea. Excellent steely acidity with a concentrated, weighty palate, finishing long.

Tank sample. 20% of the finished wine is fermented and aged in oak, then blended after one year and kept in tank on fine lees for another six months but because the barrels were still going through malo at the time of this tasting, this is just the tank part.

"A little less stony on first impression compared with the Mont de Milieu, the cedary citrus fruit more intense. So creamy it seems almost gentle even though the freshness is there at the core. Salty finish." Drink 2025 - 2035

17+/20 points, Julia Harding, JancisRobinson.com, September 2023

Also awarded (92-96)/100 points by Jasper Morris, Inside Burgundy, June 2023

Samuel Billaud is one of Chablis’ finest winemakers. For over twenty years he has been responsible for some of the best wines produced in Chablis. He established his own winery in 2009 and, in 2014, his estate was greatly extended when he recovered his share of the Domaine Billaud-Simon vines after the family estate was sold to Faiveley. He has now built a new winery in the centre of Chablis where he ferments the wines in a mixture of stainless steel vats and 450 litre demi-muids (for premier & grand cru wines)

Perfect with steamed sea bass or fruits-de-mers.

Why buy from us?

Why Choose Us? Amazing Deals. No minimum order, competitive prices, and discounts on bulk orders. We package wine in singles, threes, sixes, and twelves for delivery by our carriers. Buy six bottles or more to save 6%, or a dozen bottles or more to save 10% on still or sparkling wine*. Delivery charges: Free local delivery for orders over £85, Free mainland UK delivery for orders over £135. 120-day money-back guarantee. Secure online payments. Please check with us if you need a particular bottling or label design before ordering. *Exclusions apply to spirits, en primeur, Champagne, selection cases, and fortified wines.

Additional Details

SKU:
CA53AW22
UPC:
Size:
75Cl
Closure:
Cork
Primary Grape/Blend:
Chardonnay
Drink:
Drinking well now
Influence of Oak:
None
ABV:
13%
Vintage:
2022
Country:
France
Appellation:
Chablis Premier Cru

Related Products

Subscribe to our newsletter

Get the latest updates on new products and upcoming sales

No thanks