Almost deceptively light at first in its aromas and flavors. Very elegant wine, benefits from being opened for a while to round out the flavors. Moderate alcohol (13.5%). Later, it remains ethereal: a suggestion of smoke in the aroma, then a hint of a memory of tropical fruit wafts by your palate.

2006 Domaine Billaud-Simon Vaudesir Grand Cru Chablis

Almost deceptively light at first in its aromas and flavors. Very elegant wine, benefits from being opened for a while to round out the flavors. Moderate alcohol (13.5%). Later, it remains ethereal: a suggestion of smoke in the aroma, then a hint of a memory of tropical fruit wafts by your palate.

WHO: Domaine Billaud-Simon
WHAT: Chardonnay
WHERE: Chablis AOC, Burgundy, France
WHEN: 2006
HOW MUCH: $65 (Trade Sample)

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