François Lurton

Domaine François Cotat

Chavignol Sancerre Pinot Noir Rosé 2012

2012 | Pinot Noir
Francois Cotat; Rosé
Loire Valley; Sancerre, Chavignol, France
(92-94; Drink 2025-32)

Never drink your Cotat rosé under ~8Y, it takes much time to unfurl, this is wonderful.
— 4 days ago

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Domaine François Raveneau

Clos Chablis Grand Cru Chardonnay 1988

Buttery aromas and flavors up front, lemon, sea salt, just amazing cut, acidity and depth, super long, lingering finish, yet still very youthful overall, this is why we all buy Raveneau Chablis (Les Clos being the pinnacle), well, for me, “used to buy” (LOL)!! Amazing, a true WOW wine!! — a month ago

Jim Powers
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François Chidaine

Clos du Breuil Montlouis-sur-Loire Chenin Blanc 2021

Mineral driven, some orchard fruit, lively, yum! — 2 months ago

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Domaine François Raveneau

Montée de Tonnerre Chablis 1er Cru Chardonnay 2013

Not sure there are better 13 whites than Raveneau. Lafon also comes to mind. It’s an early drinking vintage (by Raveneau standards) while you wait for 12 and 14. Also, no Chapelot this year so it’s blended in here. A multi hour advance decant has it rocking, stunningly aromatic, soaring with layers of créme fraîche, baking spice, crushed stones and a whisper of botrytis influenced saffron. The palate shows immense power, concentration and depth of waxy yellow fruit chiseled with Chablisen minerality. Brilliant tension and racy lemony acids provide a seamless balance to its power and richness. MDT always hits 🫰🏻 — 18 days ago

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Domaine François Raveneau

Chablis Chardonnay 2018

Kevin Arndt
9.4

The newest project to their line this wine is incredible. Speechless. The wines can hit astronomical prices in the U.S. but if you absolutely love wine, Chardonnay or Chablis you must try anything Francois Raveneau. — a month ago

François Chidaine

Les Choisilles Montlouis-sur-Loire Chenin Blanc 2020

So,so bright, concentrated & clear. Fennel, endive, & rum soaked apples on nose ( tasted blind a friend thought Jura ); on palate more of those freshly cut vegetables with more apple and underripe pear notes. Intense. And so young. So many miles to go. I always never buy enough of Chidaine, to my regret. But drinking at any stage is so mesmerizing. Like a shooting star. — 2 months ago

Owen Mazon
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Domaine François Raveneau

Butteaux Chablis 1er Cru Chardonnay 2014

Not showing great tonight — 19 days ago

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Jean François Ganevat

Les Grands Teppes Vieilles Vignes Côtes du Jura Chardonnay 2015

Stood upright for a week so the particles would settle in the bottom. I decanted so I could get a clear glass and could see the puff of sulfur and all the bubbles or effervescence in the decanter. Very yeasty for the first 30 minutes and took longer than that for it to lose the effervescence. Not sure if any of this helped or hindered the results 🫠 — a month ago

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