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Wines


1996

  • Chablis Beauregard (Jun 2005): completely oxidized [Michael Malinoski]
  • Chablis Les Clos (March 2007): Not oxidized; structure, concentration, terrific Chablis [Frank Drew]
  • Chablis Les Clos (May 2008): Horribly oxidized. I couldn't pour it down the drain fast enough [Paul Hagerman]

1997

  • Chablis Montmains (??): one bottle was fine, very nice, but a second didn't live up to the first. May have been a hint of oxidation [Steve Malanga]
  • Chablis Vaucoupin (March 2006): Completely oxidized, undrinkable. (Steve Malanga)
  • Chablis Vieilles Vignes (May 2010 & Jan 2011): both from magnum, both fresh, typical, still with life ahead [Alex Hunt]
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1998

  • Chablis VV Dom. Ste Claire (28 Apr 2005): not oxidized, excellent [Carl Steefel]

1999

  • Chablis Montée de Tonnerre (7 Mar 2009): Oxidised.Some mineral left on the nose, but overall a tired wine, lacking fruit and very unexiting to drink [Sigfred Andersen]

2000

  • Chablis Bougros (28 Apr 2005): (1.5L) not oxidized [Carl Steefel]
  • Chablis Clos (28 Apr 2005): not oxidized [Carl Steefel]
  • Chablis Clos (Apr 2009): not oxidized [David Honig]
  • Chablis Clos (Jul 2010): (1.5L) not oxidized, brilliantly fresh [David Honig]
  • Chablis Montée de Tonnerre (8 Dec 2006): not oxidised [Jan-Tore Egge]

2002

  • Chablis Clos (28 Apr 2005): not oxidized [Carl Steefel]
  • Chablis Clos (Sep 2008, Feb 2009, Mar 2010): first two bottles not oxidized; third bottle (March 2010) losing definition - drink up [David Honig]
  • Chablis Clos (9 Aug 2010): not oxidized [Don Cornwell]
  • Chablis Clos (21 Sep 2010): not oxidized [Don Cornwell]
  • Chablis Clos (7 Feb 2011): not oxidized, but struck me as dilute [Don Cornwell]
  • Chablis Clos (Sept 2014): Not oxidized [R Younger]
  • Chablis Montmains (21 Feb 2007): not oxidized [Peter Muto]
  • Chablis Montmains (Jan 2007 through May 2009): twelve bottles; none oxidized [David Honig]
  • Chablis Fourchaume (April 30 2008) bleached cork, some blue tinge, silicone; not oxidixed, very fresh [Ben Delancy]
  • Chablis Malentes [village] (24 Feb 2005): not oxidised [Jan-Tore Egge]
  • Chablis Vaudesir (July 2007 through Mar 2010): eight bottles. The first six (through July 2007 through January 2009) showed no signs of oxidation. The seventh (Oct 2009) was more advanced than the others. The eighth (March 2010) is in notable decline [David Honig]
  • Chablis Vaudesir (June 2009): not oxidized but ready [Peter Muto]
  • Chablis Vaudesir (Nov 2011): Not oxidized, good bottle [Frank Drew]

2004

  • Chablis Vaulorent (July 2009): not oxidized [Peter Muto]
  • Chablis Montée de Tonnerre (Feb 2010 and Sept 2010): six bottles excellent in February. Others from the same source fading fast in September. [David Honig]
  • Chablis Clos (July 2010 and Oct 2010): Superb in July; beginning signs of decomposition in October. [David Honig]

2005

  • Chablis Bougros/Preuses/Les Clos (Feb 2013): Bougros golden, fully mature, very nice now but very advanced and needs drinking. Tastes like 2000 not 2005. Other 2 fine and young. 2nd Bougros (Jan 14) again alarmingly golden but probably not oxidised and still rather good now. 2nd Clos very good indeed (June 14) (Adrian Latimer)
  • Chablis Preuses (Aug 2014): flat, not much flavour, very disappointing (Adrian Latimer)
  • Chablis Montmains (March): quite golden, fully mature, nice now but oxidised and needs drinking. Tastes like 2000 not 2005. (Adrian Latimer)
  • Chablis Montée de Tonnerre; 1 bought a dozen half bottles so far 2 out of 2 have been badly oxidised; April 2012 (Howard Hilton)

2006

  • Chablis Preuses (Jun 2013): Oxidized [WL]
  • Chablis Les Clos (Apr 2014): no premox, but slightly corked (Adrian Latimer)
  • Chablis Les Clos (Apr 2016): no premox, quite fat (Adrian Latimer)

2007

  • Chablis 1er Cru Montmains (June 2010) not oxidised, bottled under screwcap. [I Hickman]
  • Chablis Les Clos (August 2010) not oxidized, but corked [Warren Taranow]

2008

  • Chablis 1er Cru Butteux (Nov 2015, June 2016) not oxidized [Adrian Latimer]

2009

  • Chablis Vaulorent (Aug 2014): Not oxidized [R Younger]