Chablis Premier Cru “Vaucoupin”

Chablis Premier Cru “Vaucoupin” bottle

The last official premier cru list was established in 1986. There are 79 named plots covering about 1483 acres. The Chablis producers decided to regroup them to promote only 17. The vineyards producing premiers crus are located on both sides of the Serein River around the villages of Chablis, Fontenay, Maligny, Chichee, La Chapelle-Vaupelteigne, Courgis, Fleys and Beines.

The named plot occupies a surface of 67 acres on the right side of the Serein River, close to the village of Chichée.

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February 15, 2018 | JamesSuckling.com
Nice, steely and minerally accents, as well as floral aromas and white peaches. The palate has some very neat and taut fruit presence. Great depth, great drive and a restrained, citrus-drenched finish. Acidity is salient. Great wine.
  • Winemaking

    Aged on lees.

  • Nose

    Fresh, fruity and mineral.

  • Palate

    Crisp, round and rich. Fruity on the palate, with a nutty finish and soft acidity.

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