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   * **Chablis Montee de Tonnerre** (Oct 2006): Not oxidised, but not for futher keeping. Excelent, complex Chablis [Lars Simonsen]   * **Chablis Montee de Tonnerre** (Oct 2006): Not oxidised, but not for futher keeping. Excelent, complex Chablis [Lars Simonsen]
   * **Chablis Montee de Tonnerre** (07 April 2008): remarkably fresh and complex - no oxidation. (I. Hickman)   * **Chablis Montee de Tonnerre** (07 April 2008): remarkably fresh and complex - no oxidation. (I. Hickman)
 +  * **Chablis Montee de Tonnerre** (Aug 2019): in Chablis. ​ Getting austere aged 22(!) but no sign of oxidation. ​ (Adrian Latimer)
   * **Chablis Montmains** (Dec 2005): not oxidised [JE Simond]* Chablis Montmains (Dec 2006): Not oxidized [Wes Jennison]   * **Chablis Montmains** (Dec 2005): not oxidised [JE Simond]* Chablis Montmains (Dec 2006): Not oxidized [Wes Jennison]
   * **Chablis Valmur** (Dec 2005): not oxidised, great wine [JE Simond]   * **Chablis Valmur** (Dec 2005): not oxidised, great wine [JE Simond]
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   * **Chablis Foret** (May 2013): not oxidized, very good [N. Lau]   * **Chablis Foret** (May 2013): not oxidized, very good [N. Lau]
   * **Chablis Valmur** (24 May 2010): not oxidised [Gregg Ushiroda]   * **Chablis Valmur** (24 May 2010): not oxidised [Gregg Ushiroda]
 +  * **Chablis Valmur** (14 March 2019): not oxidised, in good shape [Suzanne Camhi]
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   * **Chablis Blanchots** (8 Feb 2011): not oxidized. See 95-2000 Retrospective Tasting Notes. [Don Cornwell]   * **Chablis Blanchots** (8 Feb 2011): not oxidized. See 95-2000 Retrospective Tasting Notes. [Don Cornwell]
   * **Chablis Blanchots** (29 Jun 2011): not oxidized but disappointing for Raveneau in a great Chablis vintage. [Don Cornwell]   * **Chablis Blanchots** (29 Jun 2011): not oxidized but disappointing for Raveneau in a great Chablis vintage. [Don Cornwell]
-  * **Chablis "​Blanchot"​** (Jul. 2017 – ): 1 btl not oxidized. Still in its adolescence. More citrus peel & fruit stones in the nose than white flowers. Charming to taste. From a lot of 4 purchased in Nov. 2015 from Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant (library release by the domaine).+  * **Chablis "​Blanchot"​** (Jul. 2017 – ): 2 btls not oxidized. Still in its adolescence. More citrus peel & fruit stones in the nose than white flowers. Charming to taste. From a lot of 4 purchased in Nov. 2015 from Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant (library release by the domaine).
   * **Chablis Butteaux** (Sep-Dec 2006): Several bottles, quite variable. 2 young and racy bottles, 3 open and soft and showing 1st signs of oxidation, 2 bottles very advanced and beginning to oxidize. (J. Gilman)   * **Chablis Butteaux** (Sep-Dec 2006): Several bottles, quite variable. 2 young and racy bottles, 3 open and soft and showing 1st signs of oxidation, 2 bottles very advanced and beginning to oxidize. (J. Gilman)
   * **Chablis Butteaux** (Oct 07 - Feb 10): Six bottles, all fresh and youthful [David Honig]   * **Chablis Butteaux** (Oct 07 - Feb 10): Six bottles, all fresh and youthful [David Honig]
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   * **Chablis Blanchots** (4 Feb 2010): not oxidized and excellent. See 2002 Tasting Notes, Night One [Don Cornwell]   * **Chablis Blanchots** (4 Feb 2010): not oxidized and excellent. See 2002 Tasting Notes, Night One [Don Cornwell]
   * **Chablis Blanchots** (Dec 2012): not oxidized, excellent [MLT]   * **Chablis Blanchots** (Dec 2012): not oxidized, excellent [MLT]
 +  * **Chablis "​Blanchot"​** (Nov. 2018): Not oxidized. Youthfully pale yellow color. White flowers & subtle oak in the nose. Highly refined palate with good persistence. Purchased in May 2015 from the auction platform of a reputable West Coast retailer. [Rayner Cheung]
   * **Chablis Butteaux** (May 2005): not oxidised [WK Choy]   * **Chablis Butteaux** (May 2005): not oxidised [WK Choy]
   * **Chablis Butteaux** (19 Nov 2005): not oxidised [G Deschamps]   * **Chablis Butteaux** (19 Nov 2005): not oxidised [G Deschamps]
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   * **Chablis Clos** (4 Feb 2010): not oxidized and super wine. See 2002 Tasting Notes, Night One [Don Cornwell]   * **Chablis Clos** (4 Feb 2010): not oxidized and super wine. See 2002 Tasting Notes, Night One [Don Cornwell]
   * **Chablis Clos** (July 2010): not oxidized, brilliant wine. Still a baby [Stephen Williams]   * **Chablis Clos** (July 2010): not oxidized, brilliant wine. Still a baby [Stephen Williams]
-  * **Chablis Les Clos (March 2018): Tour d'​Argent - brilliant (Adrian Latimer)+  * **Chablis Les Clos** (March 2018): Tour d'​Argent - brilliant (Adrian Latimer)
   * **Chablis Montee de Tonnerre** (23 Jan 2006): not oxidised, showing very well [G Deschamps]   * **Chablis Montee de Tonnerre** (23 Jan 2006): not oxidised, showing very well [G Deschamps]
   * **Chablis Montee de Tonnerre** (Mar 2007): not oxidized, young intense wine [Joe Durnell]   * **Chablis Montee de Tonnerre** (Mar 2007): not oxidized, young intense wine [Joe Durnell]
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   * **Chablis Valmur** (May 2011): Not oxidized, nice bottle [Stephane Pierrel]   * **Chablis Valmur** (May 2011): Not oxidized, nice bottle [Stephane Pierrel]
   * **Chablis Valmur** (Jan 2015): no signs of oxidation, magnificent [ER]   * **Chablis Valmur** (Jan 2015): no signs of oxidation, magnificent [ER]
-  * \\ +  * **Chablis "​Valmur"​** (Jan. 2019 – ): 1 btl not oxidzed. Light to medium yellow. Still youthfully backward, with phenomenal concentration. The nose eventually shows hints of white flowers & orchard fruits. Citrus & minerals predominate on the tight palate. Quite a contrast to the Blanchot. From a lot of 2 purchased in Sep. 2014 from the auction platform of a reputable West Coast retailer. [Rayner Cheung]
 ===== 2003 ===== ===== 2003 =====
  
   * **Chablis Blanchots** (Nov 2011): Not oxidized, surprisingly good for a 2003 [MLT]   * **Chablis Blanchots** (Nov 2011): Not oxidized, surprisingly good for a 2003 [MLT]
-  * **Chablis "​Blanchot"​** (Feb. 2015 – ): btls not oxidized. Still very primary & youthful in 2015; reaching its plateau of drinkability in 2018. Probably better decanted. No traces of "​2003"​ vintage traits (q.v. the comments on 2003 Vaillons). 3 btls purchased from the auction platform of a reputable West Coast retailer in Nov. 2013 + 2 btls purchased from Kermit Lynch in early 2015. [Rayner Cheung] +  * **Chablis "​Blanchot"​** (Feb. 2015 – Jul. 2018): btls not oxidized. Still very primary & youthful in 2015; reaching its plateau of drinkability in 2018. Probably better decanted. No traces of "​2003"​ vintage traits (q.v. the comments on 2003 Vaillons). 3 btls purchased from the auction platform of a reputable West Coast retailer in Nov. 2013 + 2 btls purchased from Kermit Lynch in early 2015. [Rayner Cheung] 
-  * **Chablis Clos** (Feb 2010): very 2003 but no signs of oxidation [ER]\\ **Chablis Montee de Tonnerre** (Nov 8, 2009): magnum; not oxidized; very nice [Gregg Ushiroda]+  * **Chablis Clos** (Feb 2010): very 2003 but no signs of oxidation [ER] 
 +  * **Chablis "​Clos"​** (Mar. 2019 – ): 1 btl not oxidized. A gem of a wine from a difficult vintage. Not as much depth or power as in better behaved vintages, but the sweet white flowers in the nose & delicate minerality on the palate are all there. From a lot of 3 purchased in Apr. 2014 from the auction platform of a reputable West Coast retailer. [Rayner Cheung] 
 +  * **Chablis Montee de Tonnerre** (Nov 8, 2009): magnum; not oxidized; very nice [Gregg Ushiroda]
   * **Chablis** **Montee de Tonnerre** (May 2012):no signs of oxidation, NOT very 2003 it was lean not flabby [Suzanne Camhi]   * **Chablis** **Montee de Tonnerre** (May 2012):no signs of oxidation, NOT very 2003 it was lean not flabby [Suzanne Camhi]
   * **Chablis "​Vaillons"​** (Feb. 2016 – Dec. 2016): 4 btls not oxidized. Pale yellow. Better decanted to remove the earthy/​wheaty aromas associated with this heatwave vintage. Somewhat lighter in the nose & on the palate than other vintages. 2 btls purchased from Kermit Lynch & 2 btls purchased from the auction platform of a reputable West Coast retailer, all in early 2015. [Rayner Cheung]   * **Chablis "​Vaillons"​** (Feb. 2016 – Dec. 2016): 4 btls not oxidized. Pale yellow. Better decanted to remove the earthy/​wheaty aromas associated with this heatwave vintage. Somewhat lighter in the nose & on the palate than other vintages. 2 btls purchased from Kermit Lynch & 2 btls purchased from the auction platform of a reputable West Coast retailer, all in early 2015. [Rayner Cheung]
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   * **Chablis Valmur** (Oct 2011): A clumsy wine, but no signs of oxidation [NTyson]   * **Chablis Valmur** (Oct 2011): A clumsy wine, but no signs of oxidation [NTyson]
   * **Chablis Valmur** (April 2014): no premox but a bit too 2003 [A.Latimer]   * **Chablis Valmur** (April 2014): no premox but a bit too 2003 [A.Latimer]
-  * **Chablis "​Valmur"​** (Dec. 2016 – ): 1 btl not oxidized. ​Decanted. Gorgeous. Classic Raveneau nose of sweet white flowers. No hint of "​2003"​ vintage traits (q.v. the comments on 2003 Vaillons). Precise, dry flavors on the palate. From a lot of 4 purchased in Mar. 2014 from the auction platform of a reputable West Coast retailer. [Rayner Cheung]+  * **Chablis "​Valmur"​** (Dec. 2016 – ): 3 btls not oxidized. ​Better decanted and/or served from a glass with a wide bowl. Gorgeous. Classic Raveneau nose of sweet white flowers. No hint of "​2003"​ vintage traits (q.v. the comments on 2003 Vaillons). Precise, dry flavors on the palate. From a lot of 4 purchased in Mar. 2014 from the auction platform of a reputable West Coast retailer. [Rayner Cheung]
   * **Chablis Valmur** (Jun 2017): Not oxidized. Initially premox nose but blew off @ Jewel Bako [N. Lau]   * **Chablis Valmur** (Jun 2017): Not oxidized. Initially premox nose but blew off @ Jewel Bako [N. Lau]
   * **Chablis Clos** (Dec 2014): not oxidized, but quite 2003. (Adrian Latimer)   * **Chablis Clos** (Dec 2014): not oxidized, but quite 2003. (Adrian Latimer)
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   * **Chablis Valmur** (Sept 2014): not oxidized. Exquisite. (Kent M)   * **Chablis Valmur** (Sept 2014): not oxidized. Exquisite. (Kent M)
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-===== **2008** =====+===== 2008 =====
  
   * **Chablis Foret** (Feb 2015): not oxidized [N. Lau]   * **Chablis Foret** (Feb 2015): not oxidized [N. Lau]
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 ===== 2009 ===== ===== 2009 =====
  
-  * **Chablis Montee de Tonnerre** (Feb 2017): very fine & young [Adrian Latimer]+  * **Chablis Montee de Tonnerre** (Feb 2017, April 2018): no problems[Adrian Latimer] 
 +  * **Chablis Butteaux**(Dec 2018, June 2019): 2 x very fine (Adrian Latimer) 
 +  * **Chablis Valmur** (May 2018): fine (Adrian Latimer) 
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 +===== 2011 ===== 
 +  * **Chablis Chapelot** (June 2019): no problems[Adrian Latimer] 
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