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2008 Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses, Dublère

2008 Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses, Dublère

Ref: DUBL080
White  |  Still  |  12.5% ABV

After 25 years as a political journalist in Washington DC, Blair Pethel followed his dream to becoming a Burgundy vigneron and settled in the region in 2003. Having worked for a time at Raveneau, Jean-Marc Pillot and Patrice Rion, Blair set up on his own and started bottling wines from both Chablis and the Côte d'Or. 

Case of 6 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £415.22
Out of stock
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Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: Dublère
AppellationAppellation: Chablis
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: France
RegionRegion: Burgundy
ColourColour: White
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 12.5%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2012-2022
MaturityMaturity: Ready to Drink
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Grape VarietyGrape Variety: Chardonnay
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

A beautiful thing in the glass, this, shining like a clear greenish-lemon crystal. And the nose is met by aromas of delightful density, including floral notes and fruit of green apple and pear. There's a hint of lime that makes one briefly think about Riesling and then the lime is met by gunflint. There's some powdered chalk, as well as dried flowers and ivy leaf. Once in the mouth, the wine's acidity comes across as medium-fresh and lime-y. Nice easy control on the palate; very long and devloping superb intensity. I find a powdery minerality. Superb GC Chablis. Bowes Wine original note

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained


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Location Explained
Location Explained


AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information


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