champy 2009 chassagne-montrachet

Update 26.7.2012(25.7.2012)billn

Looks like I’ll be going through a white wine phase – it’s 33°C outside – let’s see how long it (both!) lasts 😉

2009 Maison Champy, Chassagne-Montrachet
Medium lemon-yellow. The nose starts with a faint soap-powder note that has me thinking more of 2010 than 2009, but there’s a warm core of ripe, green-skinned fruit too. There’s a little richness but the acidity has a good-enough balance to bring. Just also a hint of the savoury in the sweet mid-palate – very decent concentration here. Overall, this a very tasty wine which I’d happily buy again, but just missing a hint of pizzaz that might have me actively searching for it.
Rebuy – Yes

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