Category Archives: Chablis

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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Visiting Laroche in Chablis

Laroche was one of the Chablis producers I popped in to during my visit in early July. For an overview of Chablis, see the introductory article. Many of the wines are labelled Domaine Laroche, i.e., are sourced from their own vineyards, that … Continue reading

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A visit to Chablis and some words on Chablis in general

Some weeks ago I visited Chablis. In the upcoming blog entries you can therefore expect some tasting notes from the five producers I visited: Laroche J-M Brocard Simonnet-Febvre Denis Race William Fèvre I start with this introduction to Chablis in … Continue reading

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Burgundies from Louis Latour and Laroche at Decanter Fine Wine Encounter

Two weeks ago, this year’s edition of Decanter Fine Wine Encounter was held in London. It is the largest wine event held by Decanter. Some of the Masterclasses tend to be of particular interest; this year I attended a vertical tasting of … Continue reading

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