2019 Domaine Laroche Chablis les Vaudevey

Chardonnay - 750ML
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REVIEWS

WA 90 VN 90 W&S 90 WS 90
WA 90

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2021

(90+ points) Another success is the 2019 Chablis 1er Cru Les Vaudevey, a medium to full-bodied, layered and complete wine evocative of crisp orchard fruit, white flowers, fresh bread and oyster shell. Satiny and tensile...
VN 90

Vinous, October 2021

The 2019 Chablis Les Vaudevey 1er Cru has a pretty nose of tinned white peaches mixed with vanilla pod, showing fine delineation and focus, though not complex. The citrus-fresh palate is vibrant with good acidity, showing...
W&S 90

Wine & Spirits, October 2021

You might not be satisfied if you open and drink this wine now, as all you may get are flavors of underripe peach, orange pith and acidity. Wait a day and the length of the wine fills out, turning lemony and graceful...
WS 90

Wine Spectator, September 2021

A refreshing, lemon-flavored white, accented by green apple and honeysuckle. Balanced and vibrant, leaving a mouthwatering finish. Drink now through 2024. 1,750 cases made, 175 cases imported. — BS

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type White
Varietal Chardonnay
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Chablis
Vintage 2019
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 12.5%
Closure Cork

The 2019 Domaine Laroche Chablis les Vaudevey is an exquisite white wine hailing from the renowned Burgundy region of France. Crafted from the Chardonnay varietal, this wine embodies the elegance and complexity for which Chablis is celebrated.

In the glass, this wine displays a radiant golden hue, inviting the senses to explore its aromatic wonders. The nose is a symphony of crisp orchard fruit, delicate white flowers, freshly baked bread, and a subtle hint of oyster shell. Each element intertwines harmoniously, creating a captivating bouquet that is both inviting and intriguing.

On the palate, the Chablis les Vaudevey reveals itself as a medium to full-bodied wine, with a satiny texture and a remarkable sense of tension. The flavors of ripe orchard fruit, particularly tinned white peaches, take center stage, accompanied by the subtle presence of vanilla pod. The palate is vibrant and refreshing, with a backbone of lively acidity that adds a delightful zest. As the wine unfolds, it unveils notes of pear and peach, leading to a minerally finish that lingers on the palate.

The 2019 Chablis les Vaudevey has received accolades from esteemed wine critics. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate awarded it 90+ points, praising its layered and complete profile. Vinous also bestowed a score of 90, highlighting its fine delineation and vibrant acidity. Wine & Spirits noted that the wine benefits from aging, suggesting to cellar it for four or five years to fully appreciate its potential. Wine Spectator described it as a refreshing white with lemon and green apple flavors, balanced and vibrant.

This wine is a true embodiment of the terroir of Chablis, showcasing the unique characteristics and finesse that have made this region famous. With a modest alcohol content of 12.5%, it is a versatile wine that can be enjoyed on its own or paired with a variety of dishes. Whether sipped now or cellared for future enjoyment, the 2019 Domaine Laroche Chablis les Vaudevey promises an exceptional wine experience.