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Chablis 1er Cru Old Vines
|Naming||Chablis 1er Cru|
|Grape variety||100% Chardonnay|
Terroirs and vinification
This cuvée is a blend of plots classified as 1er cru which is located near Chablis, on the southwest side. The soil is clay-limestone with a Kimmeridgian pebble subsoil.
The vines, 35 years old on average, are cultivated in sustainable cultivation with double Guyot pruning and mechanical plowing.
A slow and gentle pressing is carried out in order to preserve the fruit and the freshness. Alcoholic fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats and is followed by a 12-month aging on lees in stainless steel vats before bottling. Malolactic fermentation also takes place 100% in stainless steel tanks.
Food and wine pairing
To consume with dishes as diverse as they are varied: hot oysters, fish in sauce, roasted poultry, veal blanquette, andouillettes, snails, cheeses.
Keeping and serving temperature
To be consumed fresh, but never below 11 ° C.
Keeping: Can be consumed for up to 5 or 10 years
Medals and awards
Vintage 2017: OR Gilbert & Gaillard
Pale yellow color with green reflections.
Aromas of white flowers and yellow fruits.
At the tasting this Chablis 1er cru Vieilles Vignes offers a beautiful complexity: first of all freshness, minerality and rich and intense fruit. The finish is long and fine with a nice minerality.