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Community Tasting Notes (33) Avg Score: 90.8 points

  • Lively nose of bright lemony fruit and chalky limestone. Very lean, linear structure with good acidity. Finishes quite complex with lots of mineral and spice notes. This is a delicious white burgundy that is in a great place. '01 seems to be a vintage that reinforces its classic Chablis qualities, where the '00 and '02 are so much fatter and rounder style.

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  • Holiday Dinner at Nathan's (Nathan's House - Chicago, IL): Some at dinner thought this was corked, but those aromas seemed to go away with time. To me, the palate was a bit tired. It had some of those waxy notes you're always hoping you don't run into with white burgundies and I'm afraid that what we had here was a oxidative Raveneau. It's a shame....I've ran into more and more oxidative wines from Raveneau over the past year than in years past. Boo.

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  • Le bouquet est loin de l'idée qu'on se fait des Chablis sur le citron et la pomme verte. L'image des vendanges tardives me semble très appropriée, j'ai eu une réelle difficulté à décrire le nez. Mais la bouche est tout autre, parfaitement équilibrée et vive, aromatiquement plus typique de la région. Peu profonde ou complexe, mais délicieuse à sa façon!

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  • Felt slightly blowsy compared to previous bottles, lost quite a bit of the acid line - I hope a poorly stored bottle.

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  • Rotating Dinner Series-Wines Jimmy Likes (Acadia, Chicago IL): Nose: There is a waxiness that strikes right away along with brioche, red apples, crushed rocks, and peaches. The nose was a bit on the advanced side as this was lacking some gun flint, but it was also very well balanced.

    Taste: Medium bodied with medium acidity. The feel is well balanced with wax, brioche, red apples, and some crushed rocks. There is nice layering, but it is lacking a crispness to it.

    Overall: This wasn't premox'd, but it was on the slightly advanced side. It was still very enjoyable to drink as was, but this was showing some more wear than one would expect from a chablis of this age.

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Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    July/August 2003, IWC Issue #109, (See more on Vinous...)

    (Domaine Francois Raveneau Chablis Butteaux) Subscribe to see review text.

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Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    July/August 2002, IWC Issue #103, (See more on Vinous...)

    (Domaine Francois Raveneau Chablis Butteaux) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    4/1/2011, (See more on RJonWine.com...) 91 points

    (François Raveneau Chablis 1er Cru Butteaux) Light golden yellow color; oyster shell, mineral, tart lemon nose with a touch of botrytis; tasty, tart citrus, tart lemon, mineral palate, a little broad for Raveneau; medium-plus finish 91+ points

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