June 2012

Burgundy Tasting Notes

By: Deborah Parker Wong
photo by the author


A Chablis grand cru.

Deborah Parker Wong's story on recent discoveries in Burgundy was published in the June print edition of THE TASTING PANEL. Below are her tasting notes on wines from Chablis and Auxerrois.


La Chablisienne 2010 Petit Chablis Pas si Petit

Very powerful overall, concentrated tropical fruit, camomile, silky texture ideal for by the glass programs.
GRAPE EXPECTATIONS


Domaine Vincent Sauvestre 2010 Chablis 1er Cru Beauroy
Citrus and mineral infused, intense mid-palate, long, precise.
USA WINE WEST

Domaine Savary 2010 Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume
Apple and peach aromas, crisp, mineral with white peach finish.
KERMIT LYNCH

Daniel-Etienne Defaix 2007 Chablis
Intense, precise, notes of caramel, intense lemon and crisp mineral

Daniel-Etienne Defaix 2001 Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons
Touch of petrol with aromas and flavors of mushrooms, gunsmoke, lean and silky.
NEIL ROSENTHAL

Le Temps Perdue 2011 Saint-Bris 2011 Sauvignon Blanc
Smoky aromas, clean, grassy, persistent expectional.
ENCORE/BONNEHOMIE NYC

Domaine Fèvre2010 Chablis
Fascinating pear and white fruits, smoky minerality, sweeter mid palate.
JEFF WELLBORNE

Giraudon 2010 Bourgogne Chitry Blanc

Very precise, long, elegant, superb value Chardonnay from Auxerrois.
WINE TRADITIONS

Domaine Roland Lavantureux 2009 Chablis
Expressive white peach, flowers, some spice.
KERMIT LYNCH

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