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William Fèvre Chablis Champs Royaux 2008

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Wall Street JournalThe entry-level wine from F��vre has real Chablis character. A briney nose leads to a refreshingly citric slap of green-apple fruit. A great summer aperitif.

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The history of wine-making in Chablis goes back to 865 AD with the development of vineyards by the monks of Saint-Martin-de-Tours on slopes facing the Serein River that cuts through that village. At that time and for the centuries that followed, the Chablis wine trade grew substantially thanks to the waterways that made it possible to supply Paris from Auxerre. With the French Revolution, es... Read more
The history of wine-making in Chablis goes back to 865 AD with the development of vineyards by the monks of Saint-Martin-de-Tours on slopes facing the Serein River that cuts through that village. At that time and for the centuries that followed, the Chablis wine trade grew substantially thanks to the waterways that made it possible to supply Paris from Auxerre. With the French Revolution, estates changed hands but remained successful, and the total vineyard surface area reached 38,000 hectares. The end of the 19th century saw the coming of phylloxera in 1887, which wreaked havoc and reduced the vineyards to almost nothing. It was only at the beginning of the 1960s, when the Chablis vineyard surface area was less than 1,000 hectares, that Chablis wine production took off again with the growth of mechanization and setting up of anti-frost systems (another plague for the vines of the region). The current productive vineyard surface area is 4,580 hectares. Read less

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3.50 5
08/17/2013

Three and a half glasses


External Reviews for William Fèvre Chablis Champs Royaux

External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

Round, with peach, yellow plum and a hint of mineral. A firm structure keeps this focused, with a hint of lemon zest on the finish. Drink now through 2010.


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Source: CityWineCellar.com
08/19/2010

Domaine William Fevre Chablis Champs Royaux 2008 750mlWall Street Journal"The entry-level wine from Fvre has real Chablis character. A briney nose leads to a refreshingly citric slap of green-apple fruit. A great summer aperitif. "


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

Apple, melon and mineral notes mingle in this vibrant, balanced white, which lingers with a Granny Smith flavor and a mouthwatering impression. Drink now through 2012.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

The apple, peach and mineral flavors play off the vibrant structure, while the texture remains smooth and generous. Has good regional character. Drink now through 2012.



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Wall Street JournalThe entry-level wine from F��vre has real Chablis character. A briney nose leads to a refreshingly citric slap of green-apple fruit. A great summer aperitif.

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