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2005 Daniel-Etienne Defaix Chablis Vaillon

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Latest Sale Price

June 2, 2024 - $47

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RATINGS

92The Wine Advocate

...pretty bouquet of honey, buttered citrus and confit lemon. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, satiny and bright, with a generous, textural attack, vibrant acids and a charming...

16.5+ Jancis Robinson

Mature, nutty nose. Still lots of acidity and extremely sappy and juicy.

REGION

France, Burgundy, Chablis, Vaillons

Vaillons is a Premier Cru on the west bank of the Serein River, just west of the village of Chablis. It includes the climats Sur Les Vaillons, Chatains, Les Grands Chaumes, Les Chatains, Secher, Beaugnons, Les Lys, Roncieres, Les Epinottes and Les Minos. The soil is a mix of limestone, clay and fossilized oyster shells.

TYPE

White Wine, Chardonnay, Chablis Premier Cru

This white variety originated in Burgundy, but is now grown around the world. Its flexibility to thrive in many regions translates to wide flavor profile in the market. Chardonnay is commonly used in making Champagne and sparkling wines.