Sébastien Dampt is a rising star of Chablis. He is part of a dynasty that has been making wine in the region for over 150 years. Having studied in Beaune and gained experience around France, he returned to work for the family domaine in 2005 alongside father Daniel and brother Vincent. In 2007 he took 7 hectares of family land and created an estate in his own name based in Milly to west of Chablis.
Sébastien feels that the Côte de Léchet is the most serious of all his wines, and the one with the most ageing potential. It is hard to disagree. There is a lovely marine quality to the nose, tangy and saline. On the front of the palate, there is a surprising weight of fruit before everything tightens up and the limestone character kicks in.
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