Chablis Wine

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Chablis is located well north of the rest of Burgundy. Some say that, though the Chardonnay grape is one of the most widely planted in the world, it is here, on the Kimmeridgian (and Portlandian) soil of Chablis, that it finds the greatest harmony with its terroir. The soil is named after the Dorset village of Kimmeridge, where one also finds this interesting geological formation. The village also gives its name to the period. Kimmeridgian soil is basically a mixture of limestone and clay with billions of tiny, fossilized oyster shells, hence the common recommendation to pair Chablis with shellfish.

The cool climate typically produces lean, steely, uniquely mineral wines that are capable of very long aging. Some producers use oak; some do not. Each has its defenders.

Chablis has seven Grands Crus. The are Les Clos, Blanchots, Bougros, Vaudesir, Valmur, Preuses, and Grenouilles. Then, there is La Moutonne, which is not officially a Grand Cru, but the general consensus is that it should Read more »

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  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Sémillon

    History of the grape: Little is documented about the early years of this grape, which is surprising due to its distin...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Lenoir Grape

    This red-fleshed grape is a popular variety in Texas, where it is sometimes blended with Ruby Cabernet to make red ta...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • Domain Jean-Marc Brocard

    Jean-Marc Brocard's origins lie in the Côte d'Or. For he is a farmer's son from the village of Ch...

  • Domaine de Chantemerle

    OCCUPATION What is a wine-maker! His occupation defines him: he cultivates his vines, works the s...

  • G&G co

    Adventurewines brings the best wine making from South America. We work closely with family vineya...

  • Domaine de la Meuliere

    This traditional family of independant wine-growers has been producing great chablis wines since ...

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Chablis on Snooth

  • We had this at an amazing Japanese Restaurant in Melbourne - SakeWe drank it ... - I really like more acidic Chablis style of Chardonnay with cold Japanese dish Read More

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  • EM - Sandra reviewed your post and she is jealous.  She was very impressed ... ... - I like the idea of a Chablis with Sashimi.  I bet it would be hard to find one at most of the local Japanese restaurants around here though.&nbs Read More

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  • Domaine Denis Race Petit Chablis 2015

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    Medium lemon aromas with pleasant white blossom floral notes and a steely, sea breeze minerality on the nose. Fruit notes of peach, melon and lemon in the mouth, with a continuation of the minerality from the nose, strong and pure with notes of wet slate blowing ahead of a peach and apple finish. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Joseph Drouhin Chablis 2015

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    Pleasant green apple and lemon balm aromas with a green minerality amidst fresh fruit. Warmly and richly fruited, creamy notes of lemon, green apple and grapefruit with a soft finish of slate minerality, fine refreshing acidity and warm spice. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Domaine Vocoret & Fils Les Forets Chablis 1er Cru 2013

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    Steely and crisp aromas of mineral driven lemon and just a hint of oak. Tangerine, lemon and grapefruit flavors on the palate with a fresh and almost effervescent palate of zesty acidity tempered by creamy oak. Delightful. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Lets start with Friday - after a less than fun week at workCaught up with ... ... the Chardonnay which more Chablis Style and the acid was nicely intergrated into the fruit no Malo, followed by the Grenache which was quite savoury in flavour and looked like a good food wineThe CHris, David and I bought the following to drink at East EndWe dran... Read More

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  • Chablis Premier Cru Beauroy Alain Geoffroy 2011

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    Wine review by martins2002


  • For those that have a Costco they a couple I have tried Kirkland brand, the ... ... also had a premier cru chablis around,have not tried it,but again a premier c Read More

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  • William Fevre Champs Royaux Chablis 2015

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    This generic Chablis from William Fevre is very fine indeed, with the focus and execution of a Premier Cru; the nose is of green apple and white pepper, and entry is smooth - though with a note of white pepper already mentioned. Clean as a whistle, this wine is highly recommended to those who love Chablis or wish to explore the AOC. 89-90. Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden


  • This is a drive-by, so sorry for the lack of detail. Interesting afternoon ... ... ... against a couple of Chablis. 100% vote for the Chablis, though one of the Piemonte chards was quite good. The sparkler was surprisingly good, and is better than about, for example, 90% of the Cava I've ha Read More

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