2018 Billaud-Simon Chablis Vaulorent 1er Cru

Chardonnay - 750ML
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Burghound, October 2020

Cool, pure and elegant aromas are comprised mostly by white orchard fruit, iodine and citrus rind. The caressing and generously proportioned medium-bodied flavors possess a caressing mouthfeel while offering solid...


Color & Type White
Varietal Chardonnay
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Chablis
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2018 Billaud-Simon Chablis Vaulorent 1er Cru, a premier white wine that exemplifies the elegance and purity of the Chardonnay varietal. Hailing from the esteemed region of Chablis in Burgundy, France, this wine showcases the remarkable craftsmanship of the renowned producer, Billaud-Simon.

In the glass, this white beauty displays a radiant golden hue that captivates the eye. Its enticing aromas are cool, pure, and elegant, with a dominant presence of white orchard fruit, iodine, and citrus rind. Each whiff is a delightful invitation to explore the complexity that lies within.

On the palate, the 2018 Billaud-Simon Chablis Vaulorent 1er Cru unfolds with grace and generosity. The medium-bodied flavors caress the tongue, revealing a velvety mouthfeel that is simply irresistible. The persistence of the wine is solid, leaving a lasting impression that lingers on the palate. While not immediately complex, the underlying material suggests that this wine has the potential to develop even greater depth with a few years of bottle aging.

With an alcohol percentage of 13.0%, this white wine strikes a perfect balance between power and finesse. Its impeccable craftsmanship is evident in every sip, as the flavors harmonize effortlessly on the palate, creating a symphony of taste that is both satisfying and memorable.

The 2018 Billaud-Simon Chablis Vaulorent 1er Cru is a wine that demands attention and admiration. Its pedigree and provenance make it a standout choice for wine enthusiasts seeking a truly remarkable Chardonnay experience. Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with delicate seafood dishes or creamy cheeses, this white gem will leave a lasting impression, reminding all who taste it of the unparalleled beauty and complexity that can be found in a well-crafted Burgundy wine.