2018 Corinne & Jean-Pierre Grossot Chablis Vaucoupin 1er Cru (Perchaud Label)

Year: 2018
Appellation: Chablis
Country: France
Wine Spectator: 91
Vinous Media: 92
Wine Enthusiast: 93
White Wine
Alcohol by Volume: 13.0%
Price :
$34.95

THIS IS AN OUT AND OUT STEAL!!!...$40-$50 VALUE!!

"Alluring aromas of oyster shell and briny seashore draw you in, while flavors of white peach and apple, with a saline savoriness, hold your attention. This white is underlined by well-integrated acidity that leaves a juicy impression on the long complex finish. Drink now through 2024. 375 cases made. -BS" (WS)

"The 2018 Chablis Vaucoupins 1er Cru shows some reduction on the nose that seems to dissipate with aeration. The palate is very well balanced with a citric entry, hints of orange zest and lime leading to a spicy, persistent finish. This is another fine Chablis from Grossot" (VM)

"The initial whiff of this wine combines chalk, passion fruit and a milky floral overtone. The palate wraps these notions in fine, ripe lemon zestiness, focusing on midpalate texture rather than fruit. The body is rounded and yeasty, with a lovely, lemony, chalky depth that lends coolness. The finish is all bright, long, soothing lemon. -Anne Krebiehl MW" (WE)

Winery Notes:
The estate is located in the village of Fleys, in the heart of the Chablis appellation. Corinne Perchaud and her husband Jean-Pierre represent the third generation of winemakers at this family estate.

Winery Acreage:
44.5 acres

Varietals Produced:
Chardonnay

Winemaker:
Jean Pierre Grossot

They farm 18 hectares (44.5 acres) of vines: 13 hectares of Chablis AOC and 5 hectares of Chablis Premier Cru - Vaucoupin, Mont de Milieu, Côte de Tromes, Fourchaume and Fourneaux.