Tag Archives: Chablis

Wine of the Week: 2009 Domaine Hervé Azo Saint-Bris

Over the past year or so I have had a fascination with Saint-Bris, the only appellation in Burgundy allowed to produce Sauvignon Blanc and use Chablis on the label.  Wines from Saint-Bris tend to have a strong minerality and a core of pure fruit. The Domaine Hervé Azo fits the bill. Despite having been purchased […]

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Wine of the Week: 2009 Jean-Marc Brocard Domaine Sainte Claire Chablis

Summer has finally arrived in Boston.  What better time to start opening some crisp, fresh Chablis to counter the rising temperature and humidity? Chablis and Chardonnay continue to be on my mind and in my glass since our tasting with Julien Brocard. This Chablis is made by his father, Jean-Marc, and bears the hallmarks of […]

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Exploring the Fine Wines of Chablis with Winemaker Julien Brocard

Julien Brocard, President of the Chablis Commission, is on a mission of market expansion and consumer education. With the assistance of Françoise Roure, Marketing and Communication Manager for Bourgognes, he embarked on a quick tour of the States to promote Chablis. Traveling to five cities and then on to three other countries, he and Françoise have […]

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Chardonnay Day with 2008 Domaine Ghislaine and Jean-Hugues Goisot Bourgogne Cotes d’Auxerre

This afternoon as I sat in my increasingly hot office, which lacks any and all temperature control, I pondered which Chardonnay I would enjoy when I got home.  It is after all Chardonnay Day, though I have absolutely no idea of who created this worldwide event.  I was torn between Hamilton Russell from South Africa […]

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