Olga Raffault Champ-Chenin Chinon Chenin Blanc 1993

9.279 ratings on Delectable
$52.99

This is a rare and special thing: Chenin Blanc, planted in Chinon, and then aged in bottle for two decades. An incredibly unique expression of one of the world's greatest white wine varietals.

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Ratings on Delectable

Rachel Signer

Surprisingly acidic, powerful

Surprisingly acidic, powerful

9.2

TJ Maxwell Delectable Pro

The color was light and straw colored. Hardly looked like a 23 yr old wine. Fresh and delicate.

The color was light and straw colored. Hardly looked like a 23 yr old wine. Fresh and delicate.

9.1

Jorge Henriquez Delectable Pro

Zachys Wine Auctions

Deliciously complex. A bit of a burnt toast/hair whiff but a little swirling coaxes out wax and honeyed fruit.

Deliciously complex. A bit of a burnt toast/hair whiff but a little swirling coaxes out wax and honeyed fruit.

9.1

Steve Matthiasson Delectable Pro

Owner/Winemaker Matthiasson Wines

Fascinating wine, distinct aroma of fresh mushrooms, very unusual in a white, this would be an interesting one to play with wine pairings, something that demands high acid with this extreme earthiness, maybe escargot? Or cassoulet? Either way, special to encounter a wine with such a distinct personality.

Fascinating wine, distinct aroma of fresh mushrooms, very unusual in a white, this would be an interesting one to play with wine pairings, something that demands high acid with this extreme earthiness, maybe escargot? Or cassoulet? Either way, special to encounter a wine with such a distinct personality.

9.2

Jeremy Noye Delectable Pro

CEO Morrell & Company

Drinking great. The zip vs the texture is perfect right now. Right on the edge of the knife. Could tip either way. And the fruit & mineral qualities pop. Impressive.

Drinking great. The zip vs the texture is perfect right now. Right on the edge of the knife. Could tip either way. And the fruit & mineral qualities pop. Impressive.

9.2

Nicole Hakli Delectable Pro

Sommelier The NoMad Restaurant

Last day at The Nomad treat! Everything you want from a Chenin with age. Smells like dried earth, honeycomb and wax on the nose- palate is lively youthful citrus and mineral.

Last day at The Nomad treat! Everything you want from a Chenin with age. Smells like dried earth, honeycomb and wax on the nose- palate is lively youthful citrus and mineral.

10

Mark Oldman Delectable Pro

what makes a #wine merchant extraordinary? I slip anonymously into chelsea wine vault 2day to buy Vouvray for #Thanksgiving & at checkout they volunteer a taste of this beautifully bracing white(!) #Chinon fr '93

what makes a #wine merchant extraordinary? I slip anonymously into chelsea wine vault 2day to buy Vouvray for #Thanksgiving & at checkout they volunteer a taste of this beautifully bracing white(!) #Chinon fr '93

9.1

Brash Higgins Delectable Pro

Fresh for the age, saline and a little weird- my first Chenin Blanc from Chinon.

Fresh for the age, saline and a little weird- my first Chenin Blanc from Chinon.

9.2

Chris Hallowell Delectable Pro

Northest Manager Terroir Selections

Tons of acid and fresh flavors, but also some oxidative notes. Impressive energy, but is having a bit of an identity crisis and doesn't have much stuffing. Fun, though.

Tons of acid and fresh flavors, but also some oxidative notes. Impressive energy, but is having a bit of an identity crisis and doesn't have much stuffing. Fun, though.

8.9

Erin Pooley Delectable Pro

Owner/Winemaker Good Luck Wines

An incredible honor to taste a rare blanc from Chinon. So crisp, so clean. Even with 20+ years under it's belt it has decades to go. Greatness.

An incredible honor to taste a rare blanc from Chinon. So crisp, so clean. Even with 20+ years under it's belt it has decades to go. Greatness.

9.8

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    New York, NY 10010

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