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Al and Hugh give their picks for some notable chablis. 

The Wines

Price key: $ = less than $20 $$ = $20-40  $$$ = $40-60 $$$$ = above $60

Quality key:  * = decent wine   ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine   **** = elite

Dom Jolly et Fils Chablis '15 -  ** 1/2  $$

(Good basic Chablis, with citrus, pear notes, touch of toastiness, crisp)

Dom Jolly et Fils, Chablis Premier Cru Fourchaume '15 - *** $$

(A big step up in class, bright, elegant, mineral flavors, refined)

Louis Jadot Chablis '16 -  * 1/2   $$

(Entry level Chablis, simple citrus, stone fruit flavors, crisp sturcture)

Moreau-Naudet Chablis 2015 - *** 1/2  $$

(VALUE for a Chablis that over-delivers; benchmark style, perfect)

Al Spoler, well known to WYPR listeners as the wine-loving co-host of "Cellar Notes" has had a long-standing parallel interest in cooking as well. Al has said, the moment he started getting serious about Sunday night dinners was the same moment he started getting serious about wine. Over the years, he has benefited greatly from being a member of the Cork and Fork Society of Baltimore, a gentlemen's dining club that serves black tie meals cooked by the members themselves who are some of Baltimore's most accomplished amateur cooks.
As General Partner of Clipper City Brewing Company, L.P., Hugh J. Sisson is among Baltimore's premier authorities on craft brewing and a former manager of the state's first pub brewery, Sissons, located in Federal Hill. A fifth generation Baltimorean, Hugh has been involved in all aspects of craft brewing.