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Domaine Defaix Daniel-Etienne


Daniel-Etienne Defaix is a winegrower and producer of historic Chablis Premier Cru wines and is considered a specialist in collectors' vintages, or those aged 8-12 years. Daniel-Etienne Defaix Chablis Premier Crus can be found in some of the world's best restaurants. He was also a pioneer of wine-tourism in the region, launching his offer in 1985.

The Domaine Defaix is made up of one historic 28-hectare vineyard and 12th-century cellars along with the 38-room Aux Lys de Chablis Hotel*** and restaurant. Some 18 Bourgogne liqueurs, crèmes and spirits complete the range on offer. Visitors are welcome seven days a week, both individuals and groups, and also seminars, sommeliers and cooking schools. Closed in January.

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Wine-related services
  • Bed and breakfast
  • Reception of families
  • meal at gite owner, bed and breakfast or wine grower
  • Wine-tasting in a wine-cellar or at the winery
  • Wine trails of Burgundy
  • Hospitality Charter From Vineyards to Cellars*
  • Cellar visit
  • Visit the vines
  • Oenology lessons
  • Activité pour les enfants GB
  • Accueil séminaire / mariage GB
  • Visit a heritage site
Languages spoken
    English
Appellations produced
  • BOURGOGNE (wine red)
  • CHABLIS 1ER CRU - Les Lys (wine white)
  • CHABLIS 1ER CRU - Vaillons (wine white)
  • CHABLIS (wine white)
  • CHABLIS 1ER CRU - Côte de Léchet (wine white)
  • CHABLIS GRAND CRU - Blanchot (wine white)
  • CHABLIS GRAND CRU - Grenouilles (wine white)

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Domaine Defaix Daniel-Etienne
14, rue Auxerroise - BP 50
89800 CHABLIS