2022 Petit Chablis, Samuel Billaud

2022 Petit Chablis, Samuel Billaud

Samuel jokes that this is ‘Petit Chablis deluxe’. It comes from a parcel just above Grand Cru Les Clos, and is a rare example of Petit Chablis grown on a high proportion of Kimmeridgian, rather than purely Portlandian, limestone. Although Samuel does not distinguish within his range, all the fruit here comes from his own vines, ie ‘domaine’. Indeed, it’s one of the parcels he was most determined to hang onto after splitting from his family estate in 2009. It was so badly frosted in 2021 that none was produced, so we are thrilled to have it back in 2022. It is focused and precise, with lemon zest and salty minerality running through it, and a peachy, smooth as silk length.

Critic score
87.5/100 info
Pricing
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Case, 6 Bottles
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In stock
£117.00
Bottle
En primeur info
In stock
£19.50

Wine details

  • Region & country
    Petit Chablis, Chablis, France
  • Grape
    Chardonnay
  • Maturity
    Ready 2024 - 2027info
  • Colour
    White
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
  • Classification
    AOC Chablis

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