Domaine Vincent Dauvissat Chablis La Forets Premier Cru 2021 (Burgundy, France) - [DM 95] [VM 90-92]

Domaine Vincent Dauvissat Chablis La Forets Premier Cru 2021
(Burgundy, France) - [DM 95] [VM 90-92]

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About the Winery
Domaine Vincent Dauvissat is arguably the finest Domaine in Chablis. Established in the 1970s by Robert Dauvissat, the Domaine has passed down from father to son for three generations. Robert’s son René is to thank for establishing the reputation of the Domaine. Vincent began working with his father, René, in the 1970s and today runs the Domaine. A loyal following among France’s most esteemed restaurateurs sharply limits the availability of Dauvissat wines for export. Despite limited quantities, the wines have attracted the praise and attention of critics worldwide.

Vincent Dauvissat farms nearly 30 acres of meticulously kept vineyards, following sustainable, organic and biodynamic methods. These vines (4.5 acres of Vaillons, 2 of Séchets, and 9.4 of Fôrets among the Premiers Crus; 2.5 of Preuses and 4.5 of Les Clos among the Grands Crus) are splendidly situated on hillsides underlain by Jurassic limestone. Yields are limited to about 50 hectoliters per hectare (3.7 tons per acre), modest by the standards of the region.

Ratings & Reviews

95 Points - Decanter Magazine:
“TOP QUALITY PRODUCER One of the Dauvissat specialities, the La Forest is a triumph in 2021. From seven small parcels, the total site is less than 1ha with average vine age more than 40 years. Intriguing, slightly smoky nose, highly distinctive and different to others in the range. Plenty of power, ripe stone fruit flavours, zesty citrus acidity with a herbaceous edge adding an extra dimension. Definitely of grand cru quality." – Andy Howard MW (Oct 2022)

90-92 Points - Vinous Media:
"The 2021 Chablis Forets 1er Cru takes a little more coaxing on the nose, yellow plum and light lemon sherbet aromas, vibrant and energetic after three or four minutes. The palate is well balanced, primal on the entry, quite sappy with a touch of ginger and allspice towards the finish. Needs a little more cohesion.” – Neal Martin (Oct 2022)