Domaine Long-Depaquit Chablis 1er Cru Vaucopins 2018
"Les Vaucopins" is a Premier Cru that is quite unique within the wide range of the Long-Depaquit estate’s wines. Located on the right bank of the Serein River, this vineyard is in the commune of Chichée, 3 kilometres east of Chablis. Its terroir has an uncanny resemblance to the Grand Crus: southern exposure, steep slopes and numerous Kimmeridgian outcrops. Consequently, the subsoil lends these wines a very specific personality. With its noble origin and often warmer than average conditions for this terroir, this high-end Premier Cru has definite promise and potential.
Expressive, powerful nose that is predominantly mineral. Caramel notes combine with elegant, refined nuances of oak. This beautiful, full-bodied wine finishes on a generous, fresh note.