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Jean-Claude Bessin, Chablis Vieilles Vignes, 2020

$44.99
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Bessin's wines have fabulously fine texture, as this old-vine Chablis shows. But give it a few hours to open, and it really works it's magic: saline, citrusy Chardonnay with springwater-like purity and clarity. Yeah, this is a great villages Chablis!

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Jean-Claude Bessin is a very small grower in Chablis. His importer, Becky Wasserman, brings us many of Burgundy’s biggest names: Mugnier, Lafarge, Bachelet. Of course, nobody in Chablis has that kind of profile except for Dauvissat and Raveneau. So, while Bessin, like all of Becky’s growers, does everything right in the vineyard and in the winery, he does so out of the spotlight.

But make no mistake: Bessin’s wines are top-notch. Chablis is all about terroir: its chalky soil and varying expositions expressed through the lens of Chardonnay. Bessin focuses on the terroir with sustainable farming, indigenous yeast fermentations, almost no new oak. There’s nothing to obfuscate the minerally sense of place he coaxes from his old vines. He was trained as an architect and you can feel something three-dimensional in the structure of his wines. Old vines can give a wine a sense of verticality, a height to complement the breadth of flavors. But there’s something more than just old vines here. Bessin is a first-rate talent.

Details

  • Grape Variety

    Chardonnay

  • Vintage

    2020

  • Size

    750ml

  • Farming Practice

    Sustainable

  • Sweetness

    Dry

  • Body

    Medium Bodied

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