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2005 Domaine William Fevre Chablis Fourchaume Vignoble de Vaulorent
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About Domaine William Fevre

Fevre was once good. Now it's great. In fact, the improvement of this house is one of the most exciting developments in Chablis in the past 20 years. The ownership of the Henriot family of Champagne, which also owns Bouchard Père et Fils in Beaune, has resulted in a striking transformation.

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2005 Domaine William Fevre Chablis Fourchaume Vignoble de Vaulorent

Producer: Domaine William Fevre
Style: White Wine
Grape Type: Chardonnay
Origin: France
Region: Burgundy
Appellation: Chablis

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92 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - November/December 2006

($55; a selection of the best parcels made after the elevage; both this and the regular Fourchaume bottling saw about 50% barriques, but no new barrels) Bright, pale color, less green than the regular bottling. Richer, riper nose suggests lemon, menthol, white flowers and hazelnut. Silky, broad and rich without being at all heavy, thanks to firm minerality. Sweeter and creamier than the Fourchaume, with a volume and structure approaching that of a grand cru. Finishes broad and long. Perhaps the most Cote d'Or-like of these 2005s in its sheer richness.

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Clean and precise nicer than expected.
by Smith11702736
I was very impressed with this wine as I have not liked the 05 chablis style. Clean, and fresh with a breeze of ocean air and salt with a mineral nose laden with oyster and iodine. Classic chablis...


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