Clear and True

Montagny

J. M. Boillot
Montagny 1er Cru
2007

We poured this white Burgundy into a Bordeaux glass, thinking it could take it. It can. Straw gold and ringing with bright urgency, it smells a little oily, a little lemony, a little grassy. It opens into more lemon like a luxuriant, citrusy flower. There's no oak here.

It's like drinking a new-mowed lawn on a late summer evening. Perfect with our roasted salmon and fresh basil pesto on a bed of arugula.

Price: $24
Drinks like: $24
Bang for the buck: 100%

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