2015 William Fèvre Chablis: Charming and Fresh

The taut, precise, mineral-driven style of Fèvre results in successful whites from a warm vintage
2015 William Fèvre Chablis: Charming and Fresh
William Fèvre's lineup of 2015 Chablis retained its freshness through the warm growing season. (Bruce Sanderson)
Jan 30, 2017

Didier Seguier was happy the cold, bright January morning I visited William Fèvre. Coming off the success of the brilliant 2014 vintage, the domaine's director was pleased with the new wines from the 2015 harvest.

"It's a year that conserved good freshness [despite the heat]," he said, uncorking the first wine. "It has better acidity and tension than 2009 and good aging potential." Seguier was referring to another hot year, where Chablis runs the risk of losing its vibrant, steely character and mineral underpinning.

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