William Fèvre

William Fèvre | Chablis, France

Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos 2019

January 2021

98 Points

James Suckling

Incredible wine here with cooked-apple, lemon-curd, vanilla-bean and praline aromas that follow through to a full body with layers of fruit and a long, flavorful finish. It shows aniseed, licorice and fennel seed.

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William Fèvre | Burgundy, France

Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos Domaine 2014

August 2015

93-95

Wine Advocate

The 2014 Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos is 70% vinified in oak barrels for six months before maturation in stainless steel only. It has a very precise but powerful bouquet with lemon rind and flint scents, though it takes time to really open up. The palate is fresh and crisp with lime and apricot on the entry. The acidity is sharp and penetrating, gently building toward an intense, bitter-lemon finish that is elegant and refined. This is very impressive.

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William Fèvre | Burgundy, France

Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos Domaine 2015

August 2017

94+

Vinous

Pale, green-tinged yellow. Captivating but youthfully reticent scents and flavors of citrus peel, white pepper, fresh herbs, crushed stone and white flowers, plus a whiff of rhubarb. Quite broad and full but not at all heavy in the mouth. This wine doesn't have the acid edge of the Bougros Côte Bouguerots but is wonderfully silky and horizontal, coating every square millimeter of the palate--and it's hardly short of energy! Most impressive today on the superb dusty, mounting finish.

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William Fèvre | Burgundy, France

Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos Domaine 2014

July 2016

96

Vinous

Very pale lemon-green. Pure, discreet, thoroughly ripe aromas of lime confit, white flowers, wild herbs and crushed stone. Broad and ripe on the attack, but with a magically weightless impression and outstanding inner-mouth energy to the flavors of lime and orange zest, grapefruit, white flowers and minerals. Utterly seamless, densely packed Clos with great rising, palate-saturating length. William Fèvre owns eight parcels representing a total of four hectares of vines in this great site, mostly at the top of the cru.

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William Fèvre | Burgundy, France

Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos Domaine 2013

August 2015

96

Wine Enthusiast

All the Fèvre vines are at the top of
this vineyard, giving very structured, long-lived wines. This is certainly an age-worthy wine, tightly coiled and nervy, with a strong mineral note at its heart. Lemon and quince flavors are caught up in the complex structure.

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William Fèvre | Burgundy, France

Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos Domaine 2015

September 2017

91

Wine Spectator

A distinctive aroma of sandalwood leads into flavors of vanilla, peach and melon in this balanced white, which has good cut, just needs time to shrug off the initial oak influence.

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William Fèvre | Burgundy, France

Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos Domaine 2014

June 2016

94

Wine Spectator

Sweet spice hints accent the green apple, greengage plum and mineral flavors in this lean, laser like white. Lanolin and spice accents linger on the fresh, persistent aftertaste.

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William Fèvre | Burgundy, France

Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos Domaine 2013

August 2015

92

Vinous

Pale green-tinged yellow. Smoky silex minerality, rhubarb and a hint of vanilla on the complex nose. Rich, broad, fine-grained and voluptuous, offering excellent concentration to its yellow fruit and smoky mineral flavors. Finishes very long but a bit youthfully aggressive. Not yet showing the complexity of the Bougros Côte Bouguerots but this needs time.

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William Fèvre | Burgundy, France

Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos Domaine 2015

February 2017

96

Decanter

A distinctly toasty nose, still reticent, with lime and apple fruit. Broad and rich, the palate shows ample sucrosity and intensity, lifted by fine acidity with a pungent and saline finish. Nutty and very long, and the wood seems well integrated.

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