Domaine William Fèvre

Fourchaume Chablis 1er Cru Chardonnay

9.1169 ratings
9.155 pro ratings
Chablis, Burgundy, France
Chardonnay
Top Notes For
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.2

The nose shows; waxiness, beeswax, green apple, lemon, lime candy, fresh pineapple juice, honey, white stone fruit, chamomile, vanilla notes, crush, sea fossils, limestone, touch of flintiness, chalk, jasmine, yellow lilies with mixed greens.

The body is round, thick & a touch gluey/waxy. The palate has; crisp green apple, lime & lemon zest, dried pineapple, stone fruits, kiwi, chamomile, vanilla notes, white spice, mid volcanic minerals, crush, sea fossils, limestone, touch of flintiness, chalk, jasmine, yellow lilies with mixed greens. The acidity beautifully round, thick, lush, ripe, well balanced and persists minutes. From 375ml.

Photos of, Domaine William Fevre, their barrel room, Winemaker Didier Séguier. He was White Winemaker of the Year 2018” at the 34th International Wine Challenge and the vineyards of William Ferve.

The nose shows; waxiness, beeswax, green apple, lemon, lime candy, fresh pineapple juice, honey, white stone fruit, chamomile, vanilla notes, crush, sea fossils, limestone, touch of flintiness, chalk, jasmine, yellow lilies with mixed greens.

The body is round, thick & a touch gluey/waxy. The palate has; crisp green apple, lime & lemon zest, dried pineapple, stone fruits, kiwi, chamomile, vanilla notes, white spice, mid volcanic minerals, crush, sea fossils, limestone, touch of flintiness, chalk, jasmine, yellow lilies with mixed greens. The acidity beautifully round, thick, lush, ripe, well balanced and persists minutes. From 375ml.

Photos of, Domaine William Fevre, their barrel room, Winemaker Didier Séguier. He was White Winemaker of the Year 2018” at the 34th International Wine Challenge and the vineyards of William Ferve.

Jul 20th, 2019
Gregory Fulchiero

Outlier and a mindfreak. Way too fruit driven and ripe for 1er Cru Chablis. Lemon drop candy, and Asian pear. Global warming in action

Outlier and a mindfreak. Way too fruit driven and ripe for 1er Cru Chablis. Lemon drop candy, and Asian pear. Global warming in action

Apr 16th, 2019
Severn Goodwin

Dinner with clients, notes forthcoming...?

Light flint-y notes, green apple skin, light oak touch.

Dinner with clients, notes forthcoming...?

Light flint-y notes, green apple skin, light oak touch.

Aug 30th, 2018
Severn Goodwin

2 May 2018

Amazing stone fruit notes.

2 May 2018

Amazing stone fruit notes.

May 2nd, 2018
Sean Genn

Starting to show some great honeyed characteristics that come with age. Still has nice fruit and mineral character

Starting to show some great honeyed characteristics that come with age. Still has nice fruit and mineral character

Jan 26th, 2018
Jörgen Lindström Carlvik

Owner, Brix Wine Consultants

9.2

Striking purity of fruit paired with vintage correct freshness, length and elegance.

Striking purity of fruit paired with vintage correct freshness, length and elegance.

Jan 15th, 2018
Mark Eastom

Lemon/lime, minerality, wet stone and nice acid. Thanks Doug!

Lemon/lime, minerality, wet stone and nice acid. Thanks Doug!

Nov 2nd, 2017
Evelyn Ignatow

Owner, Hyde Park Gourmet Food & Wine

9.2

Outstanding Chablis from a great producer in a great vintage.

Outstanding Chablis from a great producer in a great vintage.

Jul 23rd, 2017
Andrew Lampasone

Owner Wine Watch Selections

9.2

This is one of the top premier cru wines pretty lime blossom fruit very rich in that limestone minerality very clean and focused bouquet. A very fresh and bright wine green apple zesty Lon lime citrus with tongue tingly minerality. Finish excellent+. Very fresh and bright with tongue tingly minerality

This is one of the top premier cru wines pretty lime blossom fruit very rich in that limestone minerality very clean and focused bouquet. A very fresh and bright wine green apple zesty Lon lime citrus with tongue tingly minerality. Finish excellent+. Very fresh and bright with tongue tingly minerality

2 people found it helpfulMar 14th, 2014
Robert Cunningham

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

9.2

Second bottle was excellent, with oyster shell, citrus and floral nuances. Great acidity.

Second bottle was excellent, with oyster shell, citrus and floral nuances. Great acidity.

Jun 16th, 2017