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Gilbert Picq Chablis '17

Burgundy

Gilbert Picq Chablis '17

Since 1976, Picq has always been a great example of expressing Chablis' terroir through Chardonnay with such precise minerality that is unmistakable to the area. Rich in limestone-laden vineyards, their wines are timeless and of the upmost respect in which Chardonnay does such a great job at picking up and projecting unto itself. The family currently works on old-vine sites at the villages and premier cru level. The winery is, in fact, a classic case of how truly amazing wines can be made from more humble vineyards when given the utmost attention on all levels. One could propose that is Picq's calling card - a value wine composed of villages vines, but wines with the complexity of premier cru. The proof is in the work.

They are located in the tiny village of Chichée, just southeast of Chablis proper. Today, Gilbert's three children run the winery, each owning a crucial aspect to the business. Their wines are naturally fermented with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel. You will not find a single barrel at the estate. Their work is in the vineyards, and you can feel it in their wines. Racy acidity from the limestone, with bright citrus, white flowers and notes of honey and chalky stone.

Perman

France

Details

Producer Gilbert Picq
Vintage 2017
Format 750ml
Grape Variety Chardonnay

Acidity

4 / 5

Tannin

1 / 5

Body

2 / 5

Sweetness

1 / 5

Fruity

3 / 5

In-Store Pickup

To pick up your order, visit us at our Near North location. Due to our limited storage space, orders can only be held in the store for up to 30 days after purchase. If items are not picked up after 30 days, a $10 monthly item storage fee will be charged. Any orders of 2 cases or more will be charged per case. 

Near North

Mon–Fri Noon–8 / Sat 11–7
Closed on Sunday

1167 N Howe Street
Chicago, IL 60610
312.255.8990
orders@permanwine.com

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