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Daniel-Etienne Defaix Chablis Premiere Cru les Lys 2001

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Daniel-Etienne Defaix released his 2001 vintage for the first time in 2009,<br/>true to his principle of long term ageing of his wines on the lees so as to<br/>build in complexity. This is a fine, almost savoury Chablis, requiring food.<br/> <br/>(Jasper Morris MW, BBR Buyer)

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Daniel-Etienne Defaix:
Daniel-Etienne Defaix owns one of the most ancient estate in Chablis (height centuries for the Vieux Château). Already his ancestors in the Château de Faix in the Avallonais, cultivated vines at the 16th and 17th centuries. One thousand year ago, the monks of Pontigny selected great soils and created the Chablis appellation. Etienne Paul Dujer de la Croix Defaix continued at the 18th century th... Read more
Daniel-Etienne Defaix owns one of the most ancient estate in Chablis (height centuries for the Vieux Château). Already his ancestors in the Château de Faix in the Avallonais, cultivated vines at the 16th and 17th centuries. One thousand year ago, the monks of Pontigny selected great soils and created the Chablis appellation. Etienne Paul Dujer de la Croix Defaix continued at the 18th century this winemaker tradition on Chablis. Daniel-Etienne DEFAIX perpetuates this secular and familial tradition on the monastic appellations. Read less

Daniel-Etienne Defaix released his 2001 vintage for the first time in 2009,<br/>true to his principle of long term ageing of his wines on the lees so as to<br/>build in complexity. This is a fine, almost savoury Chablis, requiring food.<br/> <br/>(Jasper Morris MW, BBR Buyer)

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