2017 Vincent Dampt Chablis Cote de Lechet 1er Cru

- 750 ml
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The grandson of Jean Defaix, Vincent Dampt began working with his father, Daniel Dampt, in 2002; two years later, he inherited several parcels of vines, and established his own domaine. His parcel at Côte de Léchet faces southeast and the vines are more than 55 years old. Their fruit, vinified in stainless steel without added yeasts, produced a wine of awesome power, soothing in its delicacy, lasting for minutes with the scent of meadow flowers. The wine’s pure flavors share the mellow ripeness of golden apples, the dark savor of veal stock and the brisk saltiness of a sheep’s milk cheese. With all that depth of flavor, there’s nothing aggressive about it, just a fresh, subtle, stony Chablis that may stop you for a moment from thinking about anything else.
Skurnik Wines & Spirits, NY

Wine & Spirits | 95 W&S
Firm reduction makes the aromatic profile a tough read. On the plus side, this also displays fine delineation on the mineral-driven and racy flavors that are once again clean dry, crisp and sneaky long finish. I like the delivery and this too should age well over a 4 to 7 year period.

Burghound | 92 BH
This round white exhibits peach, ripe apple and spice aromas and flavors. Harmonious and lively, with a mouthwatering finish that evokes citrus hints. Drink now through 2023. 500 cases made, 250 cases imported.

Wine Spectator | 90 WS

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Availability Out of Stock
Vintage 2017
Format 750 ml
Color White
Country France: Words fail us when trying to adequately portray France's place in the world of wine. It's downright impossible to imagine what wine would feel and taste like had it not been for France's many, many viticultural pioneers. Fine wine is the blood of France's vigorously beating heart, and it finds itself in many aspects of French culture. With a viticultural history that dates all the way back to the 6th century BC, France now enjoys its position as the most famous and reputable wine region on the planet. If you have a burning passion for masterfully crafted, mouth-watering, mind-expanding wines, then regular visits to France are probably already in your schedule, and for a good reason.
Producer V.Dampt
Rating 95 W&S
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