Tasting Notes                         

88+    Thibaut-Janisson  NV  Brut Blanc de Chardonnay (Monticello, VA)  4/2/10 ($23)

  100% Chardonnay     12.5% alc
Color: Medium straw yellow. (3.0) Bouquet: Almonds, bread dough and yeast with lively apple and pear.. (3.0) Body: Solid middleweight with excellent fruit and acidity. (3.0) Flavor: Parallels bouquet. The fruit is bright and tasty, but doesn't show quite as much complexity as the bouquet. (3.0) Finish: Parallels flavor, but less intensity. Could be longer. (2.5)
Overall: Shows excellent fruit and acidity. Could be more complex, but shows solid weight and creamy elegance.


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