(2016) Blanchot has less clay and more Kimmeridgean than Le Clos, and a little more east facing too. Same winemaking with 50/50 tank and barrel. There’s a deal of creamy oak noticeable on this, gently toasty and mealy, but the aromas beneath are fine – extraordinary note of mint and basil and subtle with white fruits. The palate is dry and chalky, with racy acidity and that keen, intelligent, beautifully composed balance of fruit, acid and the chalk and minerals of Blanchot. Gorgeous harmony again, and beautifully done. Please note: stockist and price quoted at time of writing is for the 2010 vintage.