With its perfect south-facing exposure, the Blanchot Grand Cru produces a warm wine. It is opulent, a power of ripe Chardonnay and spicy wood. Combining rich yellow plums, citrus and apricot, topped with wood, this is a structured wine to age. Drink from 2018.
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