Domaine William Fevre Les Preuses Chablis Grand Cru 2012


The best Chablis I tasted while in France last year was from the Les Preuses grand cru vineyard.  You can find that post here.  The exciting thing about this wine - from the same vineyard, the same year, but a different producer - is that it tasted exactly as a grand cru Chablis should.  Shipping, storage, temperature and the other travails of getting wine to Australia were evidently well handled.  This is a chardonnay for those who like riesling.  It has aromatics of minerals, stones and citrus.  The palate has long length and is delicate with more mineral characters and racy acidity.  Delicious.

Rating: Outstanding
Abv: 12.5%
Price: $100
Vendors and website: http://www.williamfevre.fr/en/
Tasted: 2016

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Les Preuses Chablis Grand Cru

2 comments:

  1. 'Chardonnay for people who like Riesling'

    Yes. Accurate.

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  2. And I really need to buy a lot more of both :)

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