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6272 VINCENT DAUVISSAT CHABLIS 1ER CRU SECHET 2012 750ml
6272 VINCENT DAUVISSAT CHABLIS 1ER CRU SECHET 2012 750ml


 
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AM92

There is a hint of the exotic to the Mandarin orange-tinged mix of ripe orchard fruit, tidal pool, floral and soft citrus hints. There is good energy to the seductively textured, delicious and solidly voluminous flavors that exude a fine minerality on the lingering finish. This understated effort arguably possesses even more finesse than usual and should reward 7 to 10 years of cellaring. This beauty is also recommended. (Burghound)

RP91

The 2012 Chablis 1er Cru Sechet, which comes from vines over 50 years old on hard white limestone soil, has a well- defined mineral-driven bouquet with touches of smoke and flint. The palate is fresh and vibrant with cutting citrus edge on the entry that gives ways to white peach and dried apricot toward the taut and detailed finish. Excellent. Drink now-2022.
(eRobertParker)



Vincent-Dauvissat


Along with François Raveneau, Dauvissat is unquestionably Chablis’ greatest producer and those two domaines had been only choice for quality oriented wine connoisseurs like us for many decades.

Since 1931, Dauvissat family has been selling wine under their own label. Dauvissat is well known as a traditionalist who use oak barrel for vinification* and ageing(same as Raveneau) - but he says most important thing is not a barrel, it's a vineyard. He started biodynamie partially in 1998, and spreaded to all the vineyards in 2002. Since then, seems the wine has acquired further accurate expression of terroir, verticality and purity. (*In fact both Raveneau and Dauvissat use both oak barrel and stainless tank today)



Raveneau or Vincent Dauvissat? Cognoscenti seem to be split about which of these growers represent the pinnacle of Chablis, though frankly I would not complain if I found either in my glass. I have adored these wines for many years, though this was the first time that I had visited their small 16th and 17th century cellars. Vincent’s grandfather was one of the first to bottle his own wines in the 1930s, then Rene took over with his wife Madeleine and enhanced the domaine’s reputation until his retirement. Vincent told me that the first vintage that he participated in was the 1977 and that know-how had been passed down through empiricism, from father to son and so on. There are around 14 hectares of vine, predominantly premier cru.(eRobertParker)


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