Vineyards in Chablis, Burgundy

Best Chablis 2014 wines Gérard Basset OBE MW MS spent several weeks visiting domaines and tasting Burgundy 2014 en primeur wines for Decanter. The Chablis 2014 wines listed below all…

White Burgundy

Discreet marzipan nose with a touch of honey. On the palate it is quite rich and concentrated with piercing but not green acidity. It’s clearly ripe but has an almost…

Very ripe and distinctive apple and apricot aromas – almost honeyed with some tropical fruit. It’s a luxurious style despite the absence of oak: very succulent, spicy and complex, with…

White Burgundy

Lean apple and lime nose, then a taut, concentrated palate lifted by fine acidity. This has tension and intensity; well balanced and long. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Reticent fruit on the firm, toasty nose. On the palate it’s plump, juicy and spicy with a vibrant, lively acid backbone. Has potential. Wine-Searcher stockist search

White Burgundy

Super-ripe, generous aromas of apple and honey. Good attack – rich, sleek, concentrated and stylish; it’s very ripe but not cloying. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Spicy apple-pie nose, boasting generous fruit. Lavish fruit continues on the rich, suave, full-bodied palate that has some oak, concentration and length.Wine-Searcher stockist search

Heady, opulent apricot nose. The palate is lush and juicy but not heavy, although it’s certainly concentrated. An upfront style with moderate acidity so best enjoyed young for its fine…

Delicate citrus nose; has finesse. Fresh and brisk palate that is quite concentrated and limpid: has ample weight without being heavy. Spicy, invigorating and long.Wine-Searcher stockist search

Heady pear nose, but not very expressive. There’s ample weight of fruit and enough concentration and acidity on the dense palate to keep it from being unbalanced. Has an attractive…

White Burgundy

A tropical fruit nose of banana and mango, then a dense, compact and concentrated palate that is full-bodied and powerful, with spice and grip. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Heady, rich apple nose. The full-bodied, concentrated, spicy palate has some grip and chewiness. It’s vigorous and long with impeccable balance; doesn’t try too hard.Wine-Searcher stockist search

Oaky nose with very ripe red cherry fruit. A serious Givry with length, weight and persistence, showing lush, rounded, concentrated fruit plus structured tannins.Wine-Searcher stockist search