2015 Jean-Claude Bessin Chablis Vieilles Vignes

Chardonnay - 750ML
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BH 90
BH 90

Burghound, October 2016

(88-90 points) There is excellent Chablis character and especially so for the vintage along with notes of apple, pear and floral scents. The nicely concentrated medium weight flavors possess good volume and punch before...


Color & Type White
Varietal Chardonnay
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Chablis
Vintage 2015
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

In the heart of Burgundy's Chablis region lies a gem that exemplifies the true character of Chardonnay. I present to you the 2015 Jean-Claude Bessin Chablis Vieilles Vignes, a wine that showcases the expertise and tradition of its esteemed producer.

As you pour this white elixir into your glass, its pale golden hue glimmers with an enticing brilliance. The aromas that rise from the glass are a delicate dance of apple, pear, and fragrant floral scents. This wine exudes an unmistakable Chablis character, a testament to the exceptional quality of the vintage.

On the palate, the Jean-Claude Bessin Chablis Vieilles Vignes reveals its true beauty. The medium-weight flavors burst forth with remarkable volume and punch, captivating your senses with their intensity. The concentration of flavors is truly impressive, showcasing the meticulous care and attention given to the vineyards from which this wine originates.

As you savor each sip, the wine begins to reveal its subtle layers. A hint of minerality emerges, adding depth and complexity to the overall experience. This mineral-inflected note lingers on the palate, creating a clean and balanced finish that leaves a lasting impression.

Renowned wine critic, Burghound, awarded this exquisite Chablis Vieilles Vignes a score of 90 points, praising its excellent representation of Chablis character, especially considering the vintage. This accolade further solidifies the reputation of Jean-Claude Bessin as a master of Chablis winemaking.

With an alcohol percentage of 13.5%, this white wine is a perfect companion for a variety of culinary delights. Its versatility allows it to complement seafood, poultry, and even creamy cheeses with finesse.

In conclusion, the 2015 Jean-Claude Bessin Chablis Vieilles Vignes is a true masterpiece of Chardonnay. Its exceptional character, concentration of flavors, and balanced finish make it a wine that is sure to captivate wine enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike. Indulge in a glass of this remarkable white wine and allow yourself to be transported to the charming vineyards of Chablis, where tradition and excellence intertwine.