Chablis

A northern star for minerality and purity
Bruce Sanderson
Issue: June 30, 2012

Chablis is one of the world's unique expressions of Chardonnay. When carefully grown, the grapes from Chablis transmit a flinty element from the region's Kimmeridgian limestone soils. Apple, melon, peach and lemon flavors complement the steely backbone of the wines. There is often a green character in the most positive way, refreshing and bracing. Wine Spectator's Bruce Sanderson explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 5, 2012.

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