2007 M. Chapoutier "Les Granits" St-Joseph Blanc (Pre-Arrival)

SKU #1054270

94-96 points Robert Parker: "The 2007 St.-Joseph Les Granits blanc exhibits exotic notes of orange marmalade, tropical fruits, honeysuckle, and citrus, and a more earthy component than the 2006. It may reveal less minerality and more obvious fruit and flamboyance." (04/09) 93 points Wine Spectator: "Lush up-front, with creamed pear, ginger, brioche and green almond notes that give way to a racy edge on the mouthwaterting, floral-tinged finish. Long and lingering yellow apple note, too. Drink now through 2012." (Insider, 02/10) 89 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Bright gold. Powerful scents of floral honey, melon and cling peach, with slow-building smokiness. Deep and fleshy, with sweet pit fruit flavors and a kiss of bitter lemon pith adding focus. Lush melon and peach nectar qualities linger on the long, sappy finish. This is already very inviting." (Jan/Feb '09)

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