Kirkland Chablis 1er Cru

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    Douro Red
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    Today at my local Costco in Florida I saw the 2016 vintage of Kirkland Chablis 1er Cru has arrived. Last year I tried one bottle of the 2015 vintage, then returned and bought a case; I finished my last bottle in December. Today I picked up two bottles of the ’16 and, if it’s as good as the ’15, I’ll go back for more. Price: $17.99.

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    Keymaster

    Cool. I’m anxious to try this one as well. Thanks for the heads up.

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    Douro Red
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    Just opened the first bottle. Golden yellow color, nose of yellow fruits (pineapple?) On the palate, lively acidity with a hint of Chablis salinity. Dry with no oak. Medium bodied with a long finish that makes me want to swirl it in my mouth. DIAM closure, so this wine should age for a number of years without worrying about premature oxidation. A delicious wine. More complex than the 2015 vintage. From Jean-Marc Brocard, one of the premier Chablis houses. Excellent value.

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    I love Chablis but was incredibly disappointed with this wine. To me, it lacked much acidity, and definitely was missing the classic zippy-ness and minerality of most of the Chablis I’ve had. Not worth the money, imho.

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