William Fevre Montmains Cru Chablis 2010

Chardonnay from Chablis, France

Item No. 118064
  • white wine
  • ST92
  • RP92
  • W&S90
Style: Light & Crisp

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

This 100% Chardonnay is a structured, lively and mineral wine with good length on the palate. It is both straightforward and fresh, with exemplary concentration.

Critical Acclaim

"Fevre's domaine bottling of the 2010 Chablis Montmains is wonderfully subtle, perfumed and gracious. It boasts serious finesse in its nuanced, crystalline fruit. Here, the richness and weight of the vintage is not as obvious, at least today. That may come in time, but we will have to see. An intense, saline finish makes it hard to move on in this tasting. The Montmains is one of the jewels in this lineup of 2010s from Fevre."
92 Points

"Pale color. High-pitched, nuanced nose combines pineapple, lime, quinine, ginger, white pepper and flowers. Elegant, fine-grained and quite suave, with a distinctly airy texture. Finishes rich, ripe and persistent. A serious wine, but is it any longer than the Montmains from purchased grapes?
Range: 90-92"
92 Points

"Classical in its Chardonnay architecture, this wine has both depth and height. It's leesy and tight in aroma, a little soft around the edges of its Key lime flavor, and refined in the finish. This should reach a good moment for enjoyment around five or six years from the vintage."
90 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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