Category Archives: Chablis

2014 Chablis from Patrick Piuze

In December I tasted some wines from Chablis producer Patrick Puize at the French-Swedish online merchant Caviste. Piuze’s wines are typical Chablis in style with a lot of mineral, some smoke and a firm palate. Nevertheless, these wines go just a little bit in … Continue reading

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William Fèvre Chablis Grand Cru tasting

In August, I put together a tasting for our wine tasting club AuZone on the theme Chablis grand cru. I promised a decent proportion from the Les Clos vineyard, usually considered the best of the seven grand cru vineyards on the hill … Continue reading

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Mixed Burgundy and Champagne

A Swedish dealer selling mostly French wine (Franska Vinlistan, “The French Wine List”) invited to a tasting of some Burgundies they are currently selling, many of them reasonably priced. All of the Burgundy producers were new acquaintances to me. Two … Continue reading

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Mixed wines including some five Rhônes and two traditional Riojas

Last week a major wine tasting club in town, Munskänkarna, arranged a tasting of various wines, having that in common that they were new arrivals at our “dear” monopoly. Many were new vintages of old classics, rather than brand new … Continue reading

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White Burgundy and red Bordeaux from Roberson

London fine wine merchant Roberson Wine invited to a tasting of five white Burgundies and five red Bordeaux. Actually, it was their Swedish representative that invited, since they also sell a part of their range to Sweden using a Swedish website. In particular … Continue reading

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Fine wine BYO with some interesting coincidences

Earlier this summer there was again a fine wine-oriented BYO pulled together via a forum called As usual some truly high-class wines, but unlike some of the earlier editions, Champagne made up less than half the wines, and there … Continue reading

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Chablis by William Fèvre

William Fèvre is the best Chablis producer with a shop where it is possible to simply show up during opening hours for a tasting. There is a sign saying that you may have to pay 8 euro to taste, and that … Continue reading

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Domaine Denis Race in Chablis

Domaine Denis Race was the smallest and perhaps the least known producer I popped into while visiting Chablis early July. It is a family-owned producer with 18 ha/45 acres of vineyards. They are located in the southern outskirts of the Chablis … Continue reading

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A visit to Simonnet-Febvre in Chablis

From a spelling point of view, the most challenging company I visited in Chablis was Simonnet-Febvre. Since 2003, they are owned by Burgundy négociant Louis Latour, who also sell Chablis under their own label. I don’t know if the Chablis from Latour … Continue reading

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Jean-Marc Brocard in Chablis

Visiting Chablis, I also popped into the shop of Jean-Marc Brocard. The Chablis introduction can be read here. Brocard is a major Chablis company, and their green-top bottles is a common sight in the Chablis range in many markets. I’ve usually … Continue reading

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