Marcel Cabelier Vieilles Vignes Chardonnay 2015

Slightly golden in color with a smokey/flinty nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some mild apple notes along with smokey/flinty notes to match the nose. There’s also some noticeable woody notes, oak etc. On the medium length finish the wine is dominated by flinty notes and vibrant acidity. I would give it an 87-88, not a terrible wine, but it won’t be replacing ANY of my favs, especially at this price … From the LCBO web site, check stock:


750 mL bottle  |   VINTAGES#:  485839$21.95WAL89 (0)Write a Review

Marcel Cabelier Vieilles Vignes Chardonnay 2015 from LCBO

This is a seldom seen chardonnay from Jura, a sub-alpine region known for firm traditional, somewhat oxidative wines from chardonnay and other white varieties. Fans of fino sherry will approve of this mature example. It pours medium gold. The nose is very nutty, toasty, cedary and vaguely musty, with some baked apple and lemon tucked below the surface. It is medium weight, firm with riveting yet balanced acidity at its core. Impressive structure and excellent length. I would try this as an aperitif white accompanying strong washed rind cheeses, nuts and olives. Score – 89. (David Lawrason,, Dec. 29, 2020)


Release Date:August 21, 2021750 mL bottleAlcohol/Vol:12.5%Made In:Jura, FranceBy:Les Grands Chais De FranceSugar Content:2 g/LSweetness Descriptor:XD – Extra DryStyle:Light & CrispVarietal:Chardonnay

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