William Fevre Chablis Vaulorent Premier Cru 2012 (Magnum)

William Fevre Chablis Vaulorent Premier Cru 2012 (Magnum)

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William Fevre Chablis Vaulorent Premier Cru

Region: Chablis, Burgundy, France

Vintage: 2012

Bottle size: 150cl

Grape: Chardonnay

ABV: 13%

Powerful nose, combining aromas of citrus and white-fleshed fruit with a mineral note typical of the appellation. Rich and concentrated, the palate has remarkable freshness and length.

Vaulorent is almost an extension of the slopes where the Grands Crus grow, with only a small path separating them. Sitting directly alongside Les Preuses, the proximity to its illustrious neighbours results in powerful, mineral wines.

1959, the year in which William Fèvre declared his first crop, marked the birth of the domain. Descended from a family which had lived in the Chablis region for over 250 years, it was only natural that he set up as a winemaker with 7 hectares of vineyards. Over the years the domain has acquired new vineyards in Chablis, all located in the historic terroirs. William Fèvre has become one of the biggest land owners in Chablis with 78 hectares of prestigious vineyards, of which 15.9 are classified as Premiers Crus and 15.2 as Grand Crus.