by the skin of its teeth – a 99 chablis

Update 3.11.2007(5.11.2007)billn

pommier chablis1999 Denis Pommier, Chablis 1er Côte de Lechet try to find this wine...
Cuvée Vieilles Vignes. Worryingly deep colour. The nose, however, is restrained, waxy and showing only the merest suggestion of oxidation – in short it’s a nice, older and ready wine. The palate is balanced and mineral, without showing obviously mouthwatering acidity. The old-timer’s oxidation is there on the finish but it’s very, very mild. A nice wine that is more advanced than a 99 should be, but is not ‘dulled’, or ‘tired’ – it is tasty now and should be drunk quickly – we also drank (and enjoyed) the second bottle quickly!
Rebuy – Maybe

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