Classic Chablis AC nose. Subtle. Aniseed, chalk, yellow and green fruits. Flint. Baking dough. Light, fresh, clean, mineral, pepper. Builds along the palate. Tangy acid. Amazing length. A complete package with subtle and boney at the moment it has the frame to build over the years.
A partnership between three growers which launched in 1987. Working toegether they could offers a range of celebrated vineyards to their customers. Growing from 11 hectares to now 38 hectares, they are able to harvest from Petit Chablis (10ha), Chablis AC (18ha) and the rest being parcels in five Premier Cru vineyards. Only estate grown fruit is used to make their refined and elegant Chablis.
The kimmeridgean soils that make Chablis taste like Chablis is evident in these wines. They have more definition of region and more structure than a Petit Chablis but without the fruit weight and intensity of the better sites. Great wines for drinking young or youngish.
The grape that you can plant anywhere, in any climate and do anything to and it will still taste like an OK wine. When people hit the sweet spot of site, climate, cropping and winemaking, Chardonnay becomes a magical wine that will age gracefully but charm you at any age. Chardonnays can range from cool climate lean and citrusy to warmer climate tropical and overt. Oak and lees can add flavouring as can malolactic fermentation.