Chandon de Briailles Pernand-Vergelesses Premier Cru Île des Vergelesses BlancRegular price $84.99
1 hectare with clay and limestone; more clayey at the bottom of the parcel and very calcareous at the top. Elevation mid-slope, exposure due east. Vines planted in 1985 and 1991.
Aromas of pear and pineapple with an ample and complex palate and a finish in minerality. To be appreciated young or also when older, depending on one's personal taste.
A no doubt exceptional vintage is in the making. The summer was hot with wet passages abundant in August. Harvested from 1 to 12 September a perfect maturity and in a perfect state of health.
Chardonnay are already very expressive, with lovely notes of summer fruits, balanced by an impressive crispness and richness in the mouth.
Pinot Noir are showing some intense, bright colors, vintage gourmet with notes of red berries, the tannins are silky and rounded will reveal its full splendor in years to come.