Chablis, Burgundy

Roland Lavantureux

Vau de Vey Chablis Premier Cru Chardonnay 2016

Shay A
9.0

@Delectable Wine : This is the Roland Lavantureux Vau de Vey...I didn’t see it in the database.

Very enjoyable Wednesday Wine Committee lunch today with
@Weston Eidson & @Colby Siratt hosting. Same format as always...1 sparkler, 3 whites, 4 reds and 1 dessert wine all tasted blind.

I picked up a lot of petrol on the nose here at first. Surprised this was Chablis. Wasn’t overly steely. Low acidity. Lots of compact tropical fruits that are all slightly tart. I called this Alsatian and couldn’t decide between Riesling or pinot Gris.
— 2 days ago

Jeff MeyerWill AdamsColby Siratt
with Jeff, Will and 3 others
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La Chablisienne

Côte de Léchet Chablis 1er Cru Chardonnay 2014

Can’t go wrong with the 2014. Very light color. Tart lemon, crushed stone and tons of chalk. Nice acidity on the palate, with the fruit lingering on the palate. Fantastic QPR. — 2 days ago

Bill, David and 3 others liked this

Paul Nicolle

Les Fourneaux Chablis 1er Cru Chardonnay 2017

Classic Kimmeridgian (sp.?) nose of chicken broth, wet limestone, hay. Some nice citrusy fruit. Intensely mineral in the mouth, with nice acids and a refreshing squeeze of lemon in the finish. — 5 days ago

Ira, Severn and 10 others liked this

Domaine Billaud-Simon

Les Clos Chablis Grand Cru Chardonnay 2010

A contrast - my daughter who hates having her picture taken and this Chablis, which if it were a person it would have a phone full of selfies. All the Chablis flavors, plus some exotic new ones, with the dial turned up all the way to 10. Must be the vintage. I would wait several more years and let it settle a bit. — 2 days ago

David, Severn and 3 others liked this

Vincent Dauvissat

"Séchet" Chablis 1er Cru Chardonnay 2008

This was next level for me vs the La Forest but I think the table was split on the comparison. Rich and full but not fat at all, still marked tension and palpable minerality and just so substantial while being undeniably light on its feet. F’n love everything about it. — 8 days ago

Bill, Mike and 26 others liked this
David L

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Couldn’t agree more. Truly loved it!
Fraser McKinley

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My mouth is watering @Bill Bender - weightless concentration 👊

La Chablisienne

Les Preuses Chablis Grand Cru Chardonnay 2010

darn good from this coop in 2010. Lemon, peach, minerals, good thickness and texture, still young and on the upswing. Great value. — 3 days ago

Ira, David and 1 other liked this

Domaine de l'Enclos

Chablis Chardonnay 2017

Young is the best way to start this note...

Nose has steely lemon juice, orange rind, cantaloupe skin, distant fresh cut grass and moist limestone.

Palate has wicked, yet steely acidity, orange+lemon pith, under-ripe tropical
fruits which should show more fully in a few years time.

Decanted ~60m.
— 7 hours ago

Neil, Casey and 14 others liked this

Vincent Dauvissat

Les Preuses Chablis Grand Cru Chardonnay 2012

Willi’s Wine Bar in Paris. Medium gold color. Heavy in the glass. There’s a reductive thing in the nose at the start. We have it put in a decanter and with 30-60 min of air this blows off to reveal notes of apricot, stone, white flowers, white clay and some honey. Becomes very rich at the end of the evening with wonderful acidity and structure. Last sip was the best. — 8 days ago

Daniel, Keith and 13 others liked this

Vincent Dauvissat

"La Forest" Chablis 1er Cru Chardonnay 2012

👌🏽pairing with pan seared scallops, green pea emulsion and crispy bacon. So much of that lift and tension that makes Dauvissat a big fave of mine. Maybe a little young but still outstanding. — 8 days ago

Bill, Mike and 23 others liked this

Louis Jadot

Fourchaume Chablis 1er Cru Chardonnay 2016

Nose of cold/wet limestone, neutral oak, grapefruit pith and wet yellow cherry.

Palate has lightly oaked limestone soup, almond paste, faint tropical fruit and white flowers to finish.

A very nice bottle, enjoyed with to much youth. Should hit a great spot in about 2021+, yet still drinking ahead of the usual Burgundy age curve. Yes, 2016 IS great!
— 13 days ago

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Severn Goodwin

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I know, that's why the wifey wanted to try it out. Not dissatisfied, but prefer Pommier, a little more expressive, and much less $.
Timothy Eustis

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Lovely. Can you pm me your contact info?
Severn Goodwin

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I shot you an email at your work address.