Fèvre Chablis 1er cru Vaillons 2018

Chardonnay from Chablis, Burgundy, France
JM 93-95
TA 94
AG 91-93
JG 92
WFW 92
JS 92
13.0% ABV
Item # 336819

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93-95 points Jasper Morris, MW: "Mostly located in Vaillons itself, in the centre of the steep slope. Glowing pale green with a lean and hungry nose. The wine opens out really well on the palate, this one has nailed the vintage, with an extra gloss, delicious perfume on the classic bone structure. I love the crunch and energy of the aftertaste. Tasted: May 2019."

94 points Tim Atkin, MW.

91-93 points Antonio Galloni (Vinous): "The 2018 Chablis Vaillons 1er Cru is laced with strong mineral and earthy tones that are such a signature. Savory herbs, menthol, licorice, citrus peel and a touch of reduction are all woven together in a Chablis of real class and nuance. This is another wine in the range that is both dense and understated, with a real sense of aromatic lift. (Jan 2020)"

92 points John Gilman (View From the Cellar): "The 2018 Vaillons here is every bit as refined and zesty as the Montmains. The wine delivers a classy aromatic constellation of apple. pear, citrus zest, a complex base of chalky minerality and a topnote of dried flowers. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and racy, with impressive complexity and cut, a lovely core and excellent grip and bounce on the long, poised and snappy finish. This is a bit more buttoned up today than the Montmains, so I would opt for tucking the Vaillons away in the cellar for a few years before starting to drink it in earnest. Fine, fine juice. 2023-2050. (Nov/Dec 2019)"

92 points World of Fine Wine: "A very warm spot this year, but in these expert hands, a seductive, golden wine; silken textured richness, nicely checked by saline mineral class. (Issue #67; 2020)"

92 points James Suckling: "Subtle and aromatic with hints of tropical fruit and citrus, as well as minerals. Medium-bodied with layers of pretty fruit and an almond and honey aftertaste. Drink or hold. (8/25/20)"
93-95 points Jasper Morris, MW: "Mostly located in Vaillons itself, in the centre of the steep slope. Glowing pale green with a lean and hungry nose. The wine opens out really well on the palate, this one has nailed the vintage, with an extra gloss, delicious perfume on the classic bone structure. I love the crunch and energy of the aftertaste. Tasted: May 2019."

94 points Tim Atkin, MW.

91-93 points Antonio Galloni (Vinous): "The 2018 Chablis Vaillons 1er Cru is laced with strong mineral and earthy tones that are such a signature. Savory herbs, menthol, licorice, citrus peel and a touch of reduction are all woven together in a Chablis of real class and nuance. This is another wine in the range that is both dense and understated, with a real sense of aromatic lift. (Jan 2020)"

92 points John Gilman (View From the Cellar): "The 2018 Vaillons here is every bit as refined and zesty as the Montmains. The wine delivers a classy aromatic constellation of apple. pear, citrus zest, a complex base of chalky minerality and a topnote of dried flowers. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and racy, with impressive complexity and cut, a lovely core and excellent grip and bounce on the long, poised and snappy finish. This is a bit more buttoned up today than the Montmains, so I would opt for tucking the Vaillons away in the cellar for a few years before starting to drink it in earnest. Fine, fine juice. 2023-2050. (Nov/Dec 2019)"

92 points World of Fine Wine: "A very warm spot this year, but in these expert hands, a seductive, golden wine; silken textured richness, nicely checked by saline mineral class. (Issue #67; 2020)"

92 points James Suckling: "Subtle and aromatic with hints of tropical fruit and citrus, as well as minerals. Medium-bodied with layers of pretty fruit and an almond and honey aftertaste. Drink or hold. (8/25/20)"
Product SKU 336819
Producer Fèvre
Country France
Region Burgundy
SubRegion Chablis
Varietal Chardonnay
Designation Premier Cru
Vintage 2018
Size 750ml
Color White
ABV 13.0%
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