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Domaine Long Depaquit Chablis Premier Cru 'Les Vaillons'

Domaine Long Depaquit
2014
2020
$59.17
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750 mL
Wine Type
White Wine
RegionBurgundy
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionChablis
Drinking Window
GrapesChardonnay
Wine Description:
Domaine Long-Depaquit Chablis Premier Cru 'Les Vaillons' is a distinguished white wine produced by Domaine Long-Depaquit in the Chablis of Burgundy, France. This Premier Cru wine is highly regarded for its exceptional quality and distinct characteristics. The vineyard features of 'Les Vaillons' include the unique Kimmeridgian soil, which is rich in limestone and fossilized oyster shells, contributing to the wine's minerality and complexity. The Chardonnay grapes are hand-harvested and carefully selected for their optimal ripeness. The winemaking process involves fermentation and aging in stainless steel tanks, allowing the pure expression of the Chardonnay grape and the terroir. This results in a wine with crisp acidity, fresh citrus notes, and a pronounced mineral quality, making it an ideal choice for those who appreciate the classic, vibrant, and elegant style of Chablis Premier Cru. Domaine Long-Depaquit's 'Les Vaillons' represents the essence of Chablis terroir and Chardonnay expertise.
Pros:
  • Elegant and refined Chablis Premier Cru
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Cons:
  • Limited availability and higher price point

User Rating:

4.1
Highly Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.3

Wine Expert Note:

The Domaine Long Depaquit Chablis Premier Cru 'Les Vaillons' is an exceptional white wine that showcases the unique characteristics of the Chablis region. With its pale golden color, this wine immediately captivates the eye. On the nose, it offers a delightful bouquet of citrus fruits, such as lemon and grapefruit, intertwined with subtle floral notes. There is also a hint of minerality, which is a signature trait of Chablis wines. Upon tasting, the wine reveals a crisp and refreshing acidity that perfectly balances the vibrant fruit flavors. The citrus notes persist on the palate, accompanied by a touch of green apple and a distinct saline quality. The wine's medium body and well-integrated oak contribute to its overall elegance. The Domaine Long Depaquit Chablis Premier Cru 'Les Vaillons' is a wine that can be enjoyed now, but it also has the potential to age gracefully. Its vibrant acidity and complex flavors make it a versatile companion for a variety of dishes, including seafood, poultry, and creamy cheeses.
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