Chinon "Grand Cru" - 2020 Baudry Chinon Le Clos Guillot

Posted by Joe Salamone

Clos Guillot is a special site.

When the Baudry family purchased Clos Guillot, they were confident that it would become their top site.

photo of label of Baudry Chinon Clos Guillot

It's not difficult to grasp their reasoning. Clos Guillot sits just above Clos de L'Olive and Le Chêne Vert, two of Chinon's most renowned sites. Its terroir is mixed with clay over limestone in the upper portion and sand and gravel in the lower section.

The combination of finesse and chalky tension makes an utterly captivating and singular expression of Cab Franc. The first vintage was 2000. Since 2014, Clos Guillot has really hit its stride.

The 2020 Clos Guillot possesses a flamboyant grandeur and a bright, polished mineral core. There's a really impressive combination of aristocratic grandeur and soil-inflected nuance. It adds beautiful detail, precision, and harmony to the wine.

There are few producers who turn out wines as consistent or as finely rendered as Baudry. We expect the 2020 Baudry Clos Guillot to age beautifully over the next couple of decades.

To order, email offers@crushwineco.com or call the store at (212) 980-9463.

Joe Salamone
Wine Buyer
Crush Wine & Spirits

In Stock - Limited Quantities

2020 Baudry Chinon Clos Guillot

750 ml

$38.95

Special 4-pack pricing, for a limited time. Use Code: Guillot-20