Domaine Gérard Duplessis
Chablis
2018
Burgundy, France

$70.00

Fruit
Earth
Body
Tannin
Acid
Alcohol

Style: White: Fresh, crisp and mineral

Producer: Domaine Gérard Duplessis

Region: Burgundy, France

Grape: Chardonnay 100%

Vintage: 2018

Soil: Kimmeridgian limestone

Farming: Organic

Oak: Old oak

Alcohol: 13.5%

Glassware: Burgundy Stem

Decant: Not Required

Serving Temperature: 12 – 14°C

The Wine: An exciting recent discovery for me. These wines offer amazing value and could be a pin up for Chablis. Grapefruit, lemon citrus and white peach and concentrated on the nose, while the classic button mushroom and chalk and great depth. The palate is sleek and chiselled. Minerality and the fore. Great line, length and concentration.

Sebastian Crowther MS

Producer Profile

Domaine Gérard Duplessis

Domaine Gérard Duplessis is a family run cellar today managed by Lilian Duplessis. Every vineyard is worked in accordance to organic farming since 2007. All vineyards used for village, Premier Cru, and Grand Cru wines are Kimmeridgian limestone, making the village Chablis a seriously good wine punching well above its appellation. As mentioned above, the domaine is Certified organic, quite the achievement in such a marginal climate as Chablis.

Description

Review

Style: White: Fresh, crisp and mineral

Producer: Domaine Gérard Duplessis

Region: Burgundy, France

Grape: Chardonnay 100%

Vintage: 2018

Soil: Kimmeridgian limestone

Farming: Organic

Oak: Old oak

Alcohol: 13.5%

Glassware: Burgundy Stem

Decant: Not Required

Serving Temperature: 12 – 14°C

The Wine: An exciting recent discovery for me. These wines offer amazing value and could be a pin up for Chablis. Grapefruit, lemon citrus and white peach and concentrated on the nose, while the classic button mushroom and chalk and great depth. The palate is sleek and chiselled. Minerality and the fore. Great line, length and concentration.

Sebastian Crowther MS