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Dauvissat Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons 2011 Product #26723 (In Stock)

"Pale, bright yellow. Aromas of white peach, oatmeal and iodiney oyster shell. The palate offers a captivating combination of sweet white peach and pineapple fruit and strong underlying minerality, along with a hint of vanilla. Turns more austere and dry on the long, stony finish. This is not obviously better than the Sechet."International Wine Cellar 91 points

"The J. & S. Dauvissat 2011 Chablis Vaillons – tasted from barrel (though its first year was spent in tank) and not due for bottling until November – delivers a striking amalgam of juicy lemon and lime with saline, savory, fennel-tinged mussel stock. (Where but in Chablis could such a description apply to fruit of the vine?) Time in barrel seems to have acted like a slow simmer of that mineral-, herb- and protein-rich stock, and the saliva-inducing salinity, hidden sweetness, and subtly rounded richness of finish here – none of which, incidentally, precludes sheer refreshment – offer promise of impressive versatility at table through at least 2020."

Wine Advocate 90-91 points

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Dauvissat Chablis 1er Cru Sechet 2011 Product #27592 (In Stock)
Dauvissat Chablis 1er Cru Sechet 2011 Dauvissat Chablis 1er Cru Sechet 2011

A beautiful Chablis that's showing now with fantastic concentration and salty minerality.

"This is not only more elegant but more complex as well with a much greater emphasis on the typical Séchet citrus elements. There is good richness to the round and relatively generous medium weight flavors that possess a seductively textured mouth feel. There is a lovely minerality and underlying tension to the very dry, balanced and persistent finish. This should be good and offer solid mid-term cellaring potential."Allen Meadows 90-92 points

"The Vincent Dauvissat 2011 Chablis Sechet delivers a striking sense of lift and transparency allied to infectious juiciness. Succulent and refreshing grapefruit, lime and yellow plum are wreathed in buddleia and high-toned herbal extracts, then mingled on a buoyant (almost delicate) and silken-textured palate with the saline-sweet savor of raw scallop. The saliva-inducing, umami-rich animal aspects are perfectly complemented by almost infinite juiciness of citrus and pit fruits that are transparent to seductively floral and shimmeringly crystalline-mineral nuances. This long-finishing beauty should not be missed now, in its youth, but I imagine it will continue to cast its spell through at least 2018."Wine Advocate 93 points

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