2018 Domaine Antoine Jobard Bourgogne Blanc

Sourced entirely from organic Meursault parcels, this is an extraordinary Bourgogne Blanc that will delight. Very rare.

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Antoine Jobard crafts this cuvee from five organically farmed Meursault vineyards.

Technically this wine could be labelled as village Meursault, and it certainly drinks that way. There is so much to love, almond, nectarine, orange blossom and pear all wrapped up with fine boned acidity and a moreish saline finish.

It is not the cheapest Bourgogne Blanc on the shelf however, it is potentially the best value. We have less than a handful of bottles so lovers of Burgundy, excellent Chardonnay and hell, great wine in general. Do not wait.

Regarded by those in the know as one of the great Bourgogne-level whites, this comes from just over a single hectare spread across five parcels—all in Meursault, and all neighbouring village-level vineyards. These parcels are Sous la Velle, En l’Ormeau, Les Herbeux, Les Lameroses and En la Monatine. The average age of the vines is 20 years.


Expect waves of rocky, nutty, nectarine-noted fruit and a tangy saline close. If this was village-level, I’d be more than happy.

88 Points - “The 2018 Bourgogne Chardonnay offers up aromas of crisp orchard fruit, white flowers, beeswax and toasted almonds. Medium-bodied, bright and tangy, it's saline and mineral, with a delicate, fine-boned profile.” - William Kelley (The Wine Advocate)

87 Points - “Outstanding. Top Value. There is a bit of post-bottling sulfur present that's enough to push the underlying fruit to the background so give this a quick aeration. Otherwise there is very good vibrancy to the delicious and lightly stony flavors that conclude in a lingering finish where a bracing touch of citrus rind slowly emerges. This too is very good for its level.” - Allen Meadows (Burghound)

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