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2007 William Fevre Chablis Valmur - 750 ml

95
RP

Product ID: 40255-750-AS
Availability: Out of Stock
Vintage: 2007
Format: 750 ml
Color: White
Country: France
Producer: W.Fevre
Rating: 95 RP
Region: Burgundy
Type of Wine: Burgundy White
Varietal: Chardonnay

Description: The first grapes picked from the marl-rich upper portion of this site near Vaudesir, Fevre's 2007 Chablis Valmur nonetheless displays (as in 2006) a dramatically different personality from their Vaudesir. Fresh lime, red currant, tangerine, grapefruit, and peony mingle in a Riesling-like effusion of fruit and flower, underlain by a salty and iodine-tinged mineral soup that seems as deep as the sea. Soundings reveal citrus zest, fruit pits, kelp, pine resin, and oyster shells. This should be an almost inexhaustible source of intrigue and pleasure over the coming decade. You'll never get to the bottom of it, but so much the better for you and the wine! Fine as the 2006 was, this 2007 seems to illustrate the extent to which slow ripening, high extract, and bright acids best complement Valmur's inherent character.

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