Retro Bistro, Teddington

Retro Bistro, Teddington
Chassagne-Montrachet “Les Pierres” Jean-Marc Pillot, 2008 I’m being stalked by Jean-Marc Pillot’s Chassagne-Montrachets! Without seeking them out they have cropped up three times in recent history – and they aren’t exactly common! The first at the Bingham Restaurant in Richmond for my birthday, then in Chassagne itself (where I just had buy some to bring back), then ...

The Bingham, Richmond 1

The Bingham, Richmond
Chassagne-Montrachet “Les Pierres” Jean-Marc Pillot, 2008 Ignore the truly AWFUL label, this Montrachet was stunning, I almost ordered a Californian Chardonnay but resisted in order to find something perhaps more subtle to accompany our starters. Surprisingly this was a very full bodied for a Burgundy, although with some finely restrained acidity. Maybe richer than I ...
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