International Wine Cellar | Rating: 91Light yellow. Subtle, mineral-driven aromas of lime, lemongrass and white flowers, with slow-mounting spiciness. Fresh and precise, offering tangy citrus and orchard fruit flavors complemented by suave vanilla and spice nuances. Weightier on the very persistent finish, which repeats the lemongrass and spice notes.Author: Josh RaynoldsIssue: May/June 2011
Wine Advocate | Rating: 93The 2009 Chardonnay Brosseau emerges from the glass with a rich tapestry of lemon, pears, and white flowers. It is texturally striking and totally beautiful for many reasons, not the least of which is its precision and insistent underlying saline notes. The 2009 Brosseau was aged in neutral oak with no stirring of the lees.Author: Antonio Galloni
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Collector Data For This Wine
- 31 bottles owned
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