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2020 Billaud-Simon Vaillons 1er Cru Chablis

ChablisWhiteHighly RecommendInternationalNew ArrivalsPrivate Cellar

$ 135.00 AUD


The Domaine Billaud-Simon owns almost 3 hectares in the Chablis 1er Cru les Vaillons. Here too, of course, the grapes are picked by hand and then selected again by hand for the quality of the individual berries. The wine ageing takes 14 months and is partially made in used barriques.

Region - Chablis

Type - White

Year - 2020

Winery - Chablis

Grape - Chardonnay

Volume - Standard - 750ml

About the wine

Tasting notes

The fragrance is very typical for Chablis in its clarity and coolness, here with a very subtle wood note. Floral notes and citrus fruits characterize the Vaillons, of course in a very clear and aromatic "cool" way. On the palate it has a good extract, is precise and long in the final. All class!

Wine descriptors

Captivating and Complex, Elegant and Fine, For the Cellar, Something Special

Fruit aromas & flavour

Apples and Pear, Citrus, Stonefruit

Other aromas & flavour

Florals, Minerality, Spices, Struck Match

Body type




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Red Meat







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Expert review

"Here too there is just enough wood present to bear mentioning on the more floral and spicier aromas of citrus blossom and mineral reduction. The delicious and almost painfully intense flavors are beautifully well-detailed while possessing a lovely texture on the sneaky long, saline and refreshing finish.” Drink 2026+

Allen Meadows Burghound

The Grape


One of the most planted, versatile and popular white varieties in the world. As a stand alone grape, Chardonnay is not the most interesting, nor complex varietal out there...but in the hands of a great winemaker it can be turned into one of the world's greatest pleasures! From the best bubbles of Champagne, to the lean, unoaked and mineral expressions of Chablis and the opulent, oaked and complex whites of Burgundy, Chardonnay is responsible for making some of the greatest expressions of white wine on the planet.

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