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 Vintage2008 Label 1 of 12 
ProducerPatrick Piuze (web)
DesignationTerroir de Chablis

Drinking Windows and Values
Drinking window: Drink between 2010 and 2016 (based on 2 user opinions)

Community Tasting History

Community Tasting Notes (average 88.7 pts. and median of 89 pts. in 9 notes) - hiding notes with no text

 Tasted by maxima on 12/16/2013 & rated 87 points: Beau Chablis d'entrée de gamme, frais et digeste.
Belle minéralité même si un peu court et simple. (1044 views)
 Tasted by Paul S on 1/28/2013 & rated 89 points: This is a terrific Chablis regionale, so much so that I actually thought it was a solid 1er Cru instead. Popped and poured over a Teochew meal at Mong Hing (celebrating E's birthday) it did take awhile to get going, showing a bit tight and reticent at first. With a bit of time and air though, it gave out a nice bouquet with dollops of sweet cream with a floral touch at the sides, ripe white fruit with a citrus undertone, and then tons of stony mineral aromas. The palate was a bit grumpy at first as well, with a tight, over-bright, almost tart note to it. There was also something rather faintly sulphuric about that palate, even though I ruled out SO2, given how much of a "natural wine" reputation Piuze is getting. Thankfully though, some half-an-hour after pouring, any odd notes faded away and the wine opened up nicely into very pure Chablis notes of lime and white fruit lined by lots of lovely, slighty saline minerality. Where the acidity came across strident and tart at first, it now resolved into a lovely mouthful of juicy, citrus freshness. While still a relatively simple wine, this really showed solid depth and grip for something of its level. I think there is more to come too - this will probably be best after another couple more years in the bottle. I would have no hesitation recommending this as a really good entry-level wine. (1998 views)
 Tasted by JOsgood on 12/27/2011: This is a great lower level Chablis and it definitely shines in a vintage like 2008. Crisp and vibrant with nice minerality. (1995 views)
 Tasted by the godfather on 12/27/2011: very solid juice (1934 views)
 Tasted by Zonk on 6/4/2011 & rated 89 points: Nice entry level chablis. Zesty minerality, lots of lemon, perhaps a bit of peach. (1983 views)
 Tasted by Erik12903 on 5/19/2010 & rated 88 points: Chablis tasting with Patrick Piuze: fine nose of grass, white flowers and wet stones. elegant and with a fantastic focus but still open and expressive. great freshness and nerve. (1871 views)
 Tasted by Dess123 on 3/4/2010 & rated 89 points: Bonne presence en bouche. Bonne acidite et aromes d'agrumes. (1391 views)

Professional 'Channels'
By Allen Meadows
Burghound, October 2010, Issue #40
(Maison Patrick Piuze Chablis - Terroir de Chablis Villages White) Subscribe to see review text.
By Jancis Robinson, MW
JancisRobinson.com (8/23/2010)
(Patrick Piuze, Terroirs de Chablis Chablis White) Subscribe to see review text.
By Stephen Tanzer
Vinous, July/August 2010, IWC Issue #151
(Patrick Piuze Chablis Terroirs de Chablis) Subscribe to see review text.
By John Gilman
View From the Cellar, Bonus Articles, A Second Helping of the Beautiful 2008 Red and White Burgundies (Bonus Issue #2, March-April 2010)
(Chablis “Les Terroirs de Chablis”- Domaine Patrick Piuze) Login and sign up and see review text.
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Vins de France (Office National Interprofessionnel des Vins ) | Pages Vins, Directory of French Winegrowers | French Wine (Wikipedia)


Les vins de Bourgogne (Bureau interprofessionnel des vins de Bourgogne) (and in English)
Burgundy - The province of eastern France, famous for its red wines produced from Pinot Noir and its whites produced from Chardonnay. (Small of amounts of Gamay and Aligoté are still grown, although these have to be labeled differently.) The most famous part of the region is known as the Cote d'Or (the Golden Slope). It is divided into the Cote de Beaune, south of the town of Beaune (famous principally for its whites), and the Cote de Nuits, North of Beaune (home of the most famous reds). In addition, the Cote Chalonnaise and the Maconnais are important wine growing regions, although historically a clear level (or more) below the Cote d'Or. Also included by some are the regions of Chablis and Auxerrois, farther north.
Burgundy Report |
Les Grands Jours de Bourgogne - na stejné téma od Heleny Baker

# 2013 Vintage Notes:
* "2013 is a vintage that 20 years ago would have been a disaster." - Will Lyons
* "low yields and highly variable reds, much better whites." - Bill Nanson
* "Virtually all wines were chaptalised, with a bit of sugar added before fermentation to increase the final alcohol level." - Jancis Robinson

# 2014 Vintage Notes:
"We have not had such splendid harvest weather for many years. This will ensure high quality (fragrant, classy and succulent are words already being used) across the board, up and down the hierarchy and well as consistently from south to north geographically apart from those vineyards ravaged by the hail at the end of June." - Clive Coates


Chablis (Fédération de Défense de l'Appellation Chablis) | Chablis (Burgundy Wines)

2014 Vintage Notes:
"... a hybrid of 2004/2007 and 2010. The stone, citrus and limestone amalgam is exactly what we search for in Chablis as the style harkens to a day in the Cote de Beaune proper (1960's - 1980's) when wine was not meant to be consumed the week it was released, battonage was not used by all and new oak was rarely seen ... the texture is natural and 'of the vintage' not 'of the winemaker' .... Like Sancerre or the Loire in general, 2014 in Chablis is one of those rare years with extract and transparency. It appears to be a vintage for the "neoclassic" ages and those of us intent on cellaring the most terroir-driven (but still powerful) examples of vineyard, site-place and varietal will want to invest (heavily) in the magnetic and electric 2014's." - Jon Rimmerman


Chablis AOC (Burgundy Wines)

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