Domaine Antoine Jobard Meursault Blagny 750ML
Lime, flint and wet stone on the nose. Silky on entry, then pure, juicy and brisk, with superb cut to the lime and powdered stone flavors. Subtle spices and a note of toasted bread stimulate the salivary glands on the rising finish. All the Jobard wines are aged in barrel and spend a lengthy period of time sur lie in their cellars in Meursault. They are the last of our white Burgundies to come to the market every year due to their unhurried approach to vinification and typically slow malolactic fermentations. In their youth, these wines are often tightly wound with an intense mineral structure that only begins to soften with extended bottle aging. Though François and Antoine work side by side, Antoine has brought his own signature to the domaine: a more sensuous approachability to the wines, which are delicious and ready to drink immediately. That said, the Jobard legacy lives on, and the wines will still explode with intense aromas of honeycomb and stone later in life. If you just can't wait, there's no reason not to uncork.