drink-now2008 Chablis, La Forest, 1er Cru, Vincent Dauvissat

Product: SAM-2008-8109785
  • Wine Advocate
    94/100
  • Ready, but will keep

Description

Rene Dauvissats 2008 Chablis La Forest achieves a remarkably vibrant sense of interplay and complexity characteristic both for its vintage and for this cuvee at its best. Scents of iris, white truffle, crushed chalk, saline-alkaline ocean breeze, tart plum, white peach and grapefruit all have their counterparts in a palate performance of riveting interactivity and prodigious yet continually fascinating length. There is a firm feel, brightness, and in the end a tendency for its mineral aspects to slightly dominate this show that result in a sparer impression than the corresponding 2007, something of a reversal of these vintages normal roles. Once again, here is an exceptional Chablis premier cru that should be worth following for a dozen or more years.
David Schildknecht - 31/10/2010

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Bottle Price 75 cl $1,875.00
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