William Fevre Bougros "Cote Bouguerots" Chablis Grand Cru 2009

Chardonnay from Chablis, France

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Item No. 129405
  • BH95
  • RP92
  • ST91
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

Great complexity on the bouquet, with a robust structure and well weighted mouthfeel.

Pairs well with fish, shellfish and other seafood, grilled or in a cream sauce. Poultry and white meat, grilled or in a cream sauce.

Critical Acclaim

"This is a big step up in refinement, particularly aromatically with an abundance of oyster shell and tidal pool nuances that add breadth to the white flower, citrus and Chablis-style green fruit. The rich, powerful and mouth coating flavors possess real drive but also beautiful detail on the intensely mineral-driven finish that possesses outstanding length. This is really quite dry, at least within the context of the 2009 vintage. In a word, terrific."
95 Points

"The 2009 Chablis Bougros Cote Bougerots is made from a steep, south-facing parcel in Bougros. It shows fabulous intensity and depth in its round, generous fruit. This really fills out on the mid-palate and finish. The radiance of the fruit makes this one of the more approachable 2009 grand crus for near and mid-term drinking, although it may age quite a bit longer based on the sheer density of its fruit. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2019."
92 Points

"Very pale green-tinged yellow. Aromatically exuberant nose projects lime oil, white pepper and white flowers. Unctuous and sweet, with good citrus energy but less dimension than I usually find in this cuvee--and less complex than the 2010 version. A rather powerful vin de plaisir that comes across as a tad phenolic today. The 2009 vintage may not have been ideal for this full south-facing parcel. "
91 Points

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Coming from a family that has been in the Chablis region for more than 250 years, William Fevre's father was already a great wine-maker after World War II. His son William founded the Domaine de la Maladiere and announced his first harvest in 1959. For many years, William Fevre (who to this day enjoys a very good reputation as a defender of historically renowned terroirs)...

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Learn About Chablis

Chablis got a bad rap when its name was plastered on large jug wines in the 1980's and 90's. Luckily, the wine in those jugs has nothing in common with the actual region. Wines produced in Chablis are some of the most unique in the world. Typical descriptors of a classic Chablis include a greenish tinge on the wine, minerality and crisp acidity balanced by a round mouthfeel....

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Learn About Chardonnay

Chardonnay (shar-dawn-AY) White Wine's Queen Bee Like Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay can grow just about anywhere. It adapts well to different soils and different climates. While frequently paired with California, its native home lies in the vineyards of Burgundy, France. The only major white grape of the region, Chardonnay is at its best on the rolling...

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The "Cote Bouguerots" has a rich bouquet with intense and mineral notes. Ample, together full bodied and firm. ...
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