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THE WINES

We produce some thirty different wines within the appellation area, each with its own great personality. Among them are several Chablis and Petit Chablis wines alongside 13 Premier Crus and 7 Grand Crus – including the legendary Château Grenouilles.

Petit Chablis Vibrant

CRISP AND ZESTY
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APPELLATION

Petit Chablis

GRAPE VARIETY

Chardonnay 100%

SOIL AND SUBSOIL

Portlandian limestone

PLANTING DENSITY

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

SITUATION AND ASPECT

Variously facing slopes in the villages of Beines, Béru, Chablis, La Chapelle Vaupelteigne, Chemilly sur Serein, Chichée, Collan, Courgis, Fleys, Fontenay, Lignorelles, Ligny le Châtel, Maligny, Poilly, Préhy, Saint Cyr les Colons, Viviers and Villy

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES

15 years

VINIFICATION

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

MATURING:

6 months in tanks on the fine lees

VINTAGE 2016 TASTING NOTES FROM 23/01/2018-REF.A

Limpid and brilliant wine with pale gold colour.

The bouquet opens with expressive aromas of well-ripened, white-fleshed orchard fruit. On aeration its fresh character becomes more dazzling along with a light touch of mineral reduction. Good aromatic persistence.

Well-balanced in the mouth giving freshness, elegance and some attractive bitterness within a refined mineral framework. Lingers long on the palate. Good demonstration of the Petit Chablis terroir.

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Petit Chablis Pas si Petit

Crisp and Mouthwatering
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APPELLATION

Petit Chablis

GRAPE VARIETY

Chardonnay 100%

SOIL AND SUBSOIL

Portlandian limestone

PLANTING DENSITY

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

SITUATION AND ASPECT

Variously facing slopes in the villages of Beines, Béru, Chablis, La Chapelle Vaupelteigne, Chemilly sur Serein, Chichée, Collan, Courgis, Fleys, Fontenay, Lignorelles, Ligny le Châtel, Maligny, Poilly, Préhy, Saint Cyr les Colons, Viviers and Villy.

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES

15 years

VINIFICATION

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

MATURING

6 months in tanks on the fine lees.

VINTAGE 2015 TASTING NOTES FROM 24/05/2016 -REF.A

A crystal clear and brilliant wine with pale-yellow colour.

The first aromas in the bouquet are fresh fruits with hints of spice. On airing, the complexity develops along with floral and ripe fruit notes. Good aromatic persistence.

Round palate with a fine texture, lightly mineral and an assumed fresh maturity. Really nice volume, fresh and elegant. Surprisingly long lasting Petit Chablis. It is full and beautifully textured in the mouth with a fine chalky-mineral touch alongside noticeable fresh ripeness. The finish is full, fresh and elegant with surprising length for a Petit Chablis.

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Petit Chablis Dame Nature (organic wine)

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APPELLATION

Petit Chablis

GRAPE VARIETY

Chardonnay 100%

SOIL AND SUBSOIL

Chalky-clay

PLANTING DENSITY

6,500 vines/ha.

CULTIVATION

Organic Agriculture

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES

20 years

VINIFICATION

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

MATURING

6 months in tanks on the fine lees.

VINTAGE 2015 TASTING NOTES FROM 28/08/2017 - REF.A

Limpid and brilliant wine with pale gold colour.

The bouquet opens with aromas of white-fleshed orchard fruit. A fine, pleasing note of mineral reduction is noticeable on aeration, along with good aromatic persistence. In the mouth there is plenty of volume backed up with well-rounded freshness. The acid-mineral balance is remarkable for the vintage. The finish is long with a hint of spiciness. The Portlandian terroir is impeccably presented in this appellation wine.

This wine has ECOCERT certification; both the vineyard cultivation and the vinification respect organic winemaking standards.

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Chablis LE FINAGE

Fruity and Ethereal
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APPELLATION

Chablis

GRAPE VARIETY

Chardonnay 100%

SOIL AND SUBSOIL

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

PLANTING DENSITY

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

VINIFICATION

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

SITUATION AND ASPECT

Variously facing slopes in the villages of Beines, Béru, Chablis, La Chapelle Vaupelteigne, Chemilly sur Serein, Chichée, Collan, Courgis, Fleys, Fontenay, Lignorelles, Ligny le Châtel, Maligny, Poilly, Préhy, Saint Cyr les Colons, Viviers and Villy.

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES

20 years

MATURING

6 months in tanks on the fine lees.

VINTAGE 2015 TASTING NOTES FROM 26/01/2017 - REF.A

Limpid and brilliant wine with golden-yellow colour. A well-developed and mature bouquet reveals white and yellow-fleshed fruits. A very distinguished mineral note becomes more noticeable on aeration. Good aromatic length. Very pleasant volume in the mouth accompanied by freshness and crisp, well-defined fruitiness. The ripeness detected in the nose returns elegantly in the mouth. Good persistence in the finish. A very good “Village” wine from 2015.

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Chablis LA PIERRELÉE

Expressive and Fine
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APPELLATION

Chablis

GRAPE VARIETY

Chardonnay 100%

SOIL AND SUBSOIL

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

SITUATION AND ASPECT

Variously facing slopes in the villages of Beines, Béru, Chablis, La Chapelle Vaupelteigne, Chemilly sur Serein, Chichée, Collan, Courgis, Fleys, Fontenay, Lignorelles, Ligny le Châtel, Maligny, Poilly, Préhy, Saint Cyr les Colons, Viviers and Villy.

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES

20 years

VINIFICATION

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

MATURING

6 months in tanks on the fine lees.

VINTAGE 2015 TASTING NOTES FROM 03/03/2017 - REF.A BARREL SAMPLE

Limpid and brilliant wine with pale yellow colouring.

The bouquet opens on fruit and white flowers, becoming more pure with a mineral touch on aeration. Good aromatic persistence. Initially ample and fresh in the mouth with nice, precise fruit definition in a perceptible mineral framework. Very good length. Very attractive Chablis, remarkably well-defined.

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Chablis LA SEREINE

Dense and Aromatic
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APPELLATION

Chablis

GRAPE VARIETY

Chardonnay 100%

SOIL AND SUBSOIL

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

PLANTING DENSITY

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

SITUATION AND ASPECT

Variously facing slopes in the villages of Beines, Béru, Chablis, La Chapelle Vaupelteigne, Chemilly sur Serein, Chichée, Collan, Courgis, Fleys, Fontenay, Lignorelles, Ligny le Châtel, Maligny, Poilly, Préhy, Saint Cyr les Colons, Viviers and Villy.

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES

20 years

VINIFICATION

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

MATURING

6 months on fine lees, in tanks.

VINTAGE 2014 TASTING NOTES FROM 05/10/2016 - REF.A

Limpid and brilliant wine with pale golden colouring. The bouquet opens with aromas of fresh, slightly vanilla scented white-fleshed fruit.

On aeration, an elegant mineral note completes the aromatic palette. Good olfactory persistence.

Well-structured in the mouth, which is both complex and refreshing thanks to clear-cut fruit and fine acidity. Good length on the palate. A handsome Chablis and full of character.

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Chablis LES VÉNÉRABLES

Intense and Mineral
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APPELLATION

Chablis

Chardonnay 100%

SOIL AND SUBSOIL

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

PLANTING DENSITY

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

Variously facing slopes in the villages of Beines, Béru, Chablis, La Chapelle Vaupelteigne, Chemilly sur Serein, Chichée, Collan, Courgis, Fleys, Fontenay, Lignorelles, Ligny le Châtel, Maligny, Poilly, Préhy, Saint Cyr les Colons, Viviers and Villy.

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES

35 years

VINIFICATION

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and barrels.

MATURING

14 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels.

VINTAGE 2014 TASTING NOTES FROM 05/10/2016 -REF A

Limpid and brilliant wine with pale yellow colouring. The well-developed bouquet opens with ripe, white-fleshed orchard fruits and a gentle touch of vanilla. On aeration, a mineral note emerges to blend with the refreshing, slightly-mentholated floral aroma. Good olfactory persistence.

Lots of substance and volume in the mouth with very pure flavours of fresh fruit. Well-balanced finish with a fine, mineral touch. Great length on the palate. A striking Chablis with good expression of its terroir.

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Chablis DAME NATURE (organic wine)

Depth and Mineral edge
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Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``

5,500 to 7,500 vines/ha

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

9 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Limpid and brilliant wine with pale yellow colouring. The complex bouquet opens with light minerality and a touch of spice.

On airing the floral and noble plant aromas become more noticeable with good aromatic persistence. It is immediately mineral in the mouth - just like diving into the soil. There is also lots of volume and an energetic refreshing finish which lingers well on the palate.

This wine has organic certification (ECOCERT); both the vineyard cultivation and the vinification respect organic winemaking standards.

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Chablis 1er Cru GRANDE CUVÉE

Rich and Lively
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

On the right and left banks of the Serein, on the Chablis Premier Cru terroirs of Berdiot, Côte de Vaubarousse, Fourneaux, Vaucoupin, Vosgros, Beauregard and Côte de Jouan. South-East and South-West facing slopes.

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

12 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine. Initially fresh on the nose with very slight spicy notes. Aeration brings a subtle minerality. Good persistence.

Very nice texture on the palate with purity, freshness and depth. Lingering notes of yellow fruits on retro-olfaction. Long and elegant finish. An harmonious example that is the embodiment of the appellation 1er Cru.

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Chablis 1er Cru BEAUROY

Fleshy and Round
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

On the left side of the river ``Le Serein`` in the villages of Beines, Poinchy and Chablis on South-East facing slopes.

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

12 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Limpid and brilliant wine with pale yellow colouring. The bouquet opens on subtle, slightly-toasted aromas alongside perfectly ripe white-fleshed fruit. On aeration, a mineral freshness is more noticeable, accompanied by light, spicy notes. Very good aromatic persistence. Clear-cut first impression in the mouth that has lots of yellow-fleshed fruit (esp. apricot) with elegant tension and a long, fruit-driven finish. A magnificent representation of the Beauroy terroir.

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Chablis 1er Cru CÔTE DE LÉCHET

Sunlit and Ethereal
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

On the left bank of the Serein, in the villages of Milly and Chablis on South- East facing slopes.

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and barrels.

12 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Limpid and brilliant wine with pale gold colour. The bouquet opens with aromas of white-fleshed orchard fruit, a hint of soft spice and fresh mineral notes.

On aeration, the aromatic range develops further alongside fresh, chalky-mineral intensity. Good aromatic persistence. Very textured in the mouth, revealing good balance between the chalky freshness, the purity of the fruit and a lengthy unfolding. Magnificent chalky finish. The terroir is perfectly presented in this eye-opening vintage.

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Chablis 1er Cru FOURCHAUME

Feminine and Floral
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

On the right side of the river ``Le Serein`` to the right of the Chablis Grand Crus. South-east facing slopes in the villages of Fontenay-près-Chablis, Poinchy, La Chapelle Vaupelteigne and Maligny.

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and barrels.

10 to 12 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Limpid and brilliant wine with pale gold colouring. Somewhat reserved nose at first but with light notes of soft spice and fine, fresh, chalky minerality.

On aeration the floral aspect of Fourchaume is more noticeable with good aromatic persistence. Beautifully full and suave in the mouth with great density and very long on the palate. Still young at present but holding great promise for the future

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Chablis 1er Cru LES LYS

Sensual and Harmonious
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

On the left bank of the Serein in the village of Chablis on North-East facing slopes and close to the Chablis Premier Cru Vaillons.

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

15 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Limpid and brilliant wine with light yellow colour and light green glints. The first nose indicates a slight mineral reduction. On aeration it opens somewhat, yet with restraint. Very nice volume in the mouth with richness and the right amount of fruit. A wine worth waiting for

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Chablis 1er Cru L'HOMME MORT

Lively and Manly
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

On the right bank of the Serein in the village of Maligny on South-West facing slopes.

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and barrels.

15 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Limpid and brilliant wine with golden-yellow colour. A spicy and vanilla-rich first nose with slightly oaky notes. A chalky mineral characteristic reveals itself on aeration. Good volume in the mouth, which is dry and mineral in style with a nice chalky background. The finish is long and concentrated – almost tannic. From the Fourchaume vineyard; one of the most “masculine” terroirs.

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Chablis 1er Cru MONTÉE DE TONNERRE

Elegance and Breed
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

5,500 to 6,500 vines /ha

South-West facing slopes on the right bank of the Serein, to the left of the Chablis Grand Cru vineyards in the villages of Fye and Chablis.

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and barrels.

15 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels

Limpid and brilliant wine with pale gold colour. The fine, complex bouquet opens with an ample, aromatic palette giving fruit, white flowers, soft spice and minerality. On aeration the mineral aspect becomes fresher and more intense. Good aromatic persistence.

Elegant and dense in the mouth with ripe fruit flavours caught in a remarkable « Kimmeridgian » mineral framework that is both powerful and vivid. Very long lingering finish. Wine that will defy time, from a great terroir and a memorable vintage.

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Chablis 1er Cru MONT DE MILIEU

Magisterial and Mature
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

5,500 to 6,500 vines /ha

South-West facing slopes on the right side of the river Serein, to the left of the Chablis Grand Crus. Villages of Fyé, Chablis and Fleys.

Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and barrels.

15 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels

Limpid and brilliant wine with pale gold colour. Fresh, penetrating first impression in the nose with floral and mineral aromas. On aeration, the bouquet develops to reveal yellow-fleshed fruit with more floral and mineral notes. Good aromatic persistence.

Very good first impression in the mouth; ample and finely mineral with flavours of perfectly ripe yellow-fleshed fruit together with outstanding freshness. Very long on the palate.

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Chablis 1er Cru MONTMAINS

Deep and Secret
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

South-East facing slopes on the left bank of the Serein in the village of Chablis.

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and barrels.

On the fine lees in stainless steel tanks.

Limpid and brilliant wine with pale yellow colour. The bouquet opens with a blend of white-fleshed fruit and white flower aromas, completed with hints of vanilla. On airing, it offers fine, elegant mineral notes that come from the limestone terroir of Chablis. The overall effect is refined and lingering.

The palate is well-balanced between enjoyable acidity and flinty minerality. Its incredible length leads to a finish of white-fleshed fruit flavours. A young wine produced by the rich terroirs of Montmains and Buteaux.

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Chablis 1er Cru VAILLONS

Crisp and Mouthwatering
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

South-East facing slopes on the left bank of the Serein in the village of Chablis.

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

12 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Limpid and brilliant wine with pale yellow colour. The first nose indicates a slight mineral reduction. On aeration the bouquet becomes more mineral and aerial.

Complex in the mouth, yet giving perfectly ripe fruit flavours along with fine minerality and soft spice. The finish is tender and fruity.

A wine destined to accompany fine gastronomy.

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Chablis 1er Cru VAULORENT

Pure and Dense
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

On the right bank of the Serein, to the right of the Chablis Grand Crus in the villages of Poinchy and Fontenay-près-Chablis. This famous Premier Cru, part of the Fourchaumes vineyard, is adjacent to the Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses on South-West facing slopes.

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and barrels.

15 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Limpid and brilliant wine with pale golden colour and silver glints. The bouquet opens on white fruit aromas with hints of vanilla and oak accompanied by an elegant mineral reduction. The complex minerality bestowed by the Kimmeridgian soil is more noticeable on aeration. Good aromatic persistence.

Remarkable first impression in the mouth with crisp, pure, white fruit flavours that are underlined by the fine minerality which reveals itself beautifully. Very good harmony. A long and refreshing finish. Perfect expression of a great terroir with considerable potential.

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Chablis Grand Cru BOUGROS

The Charm
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Chablis Grand Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

5,000 to 6,500 vines/ha.

South-East facing slopes on the right bank of the Serein river, below the Grand Cru appellation Les Preuses in the commune of Chablis.

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation both take place in small barrels.

20 months on the fine lees in vats and small barrels.

Pale yellow gold in colour with silvery highlights, a limpid and brilliant wine. On opening, deep and complex on the nose, with a very slight mineral note.

On aeration, the ``Chablisian`` minerality appears. Persistent. Beautifully full in the mouth, fresh, energetic and delicately mineral. Finish with plenty of future potential. A “Terroir” well worthy of attention.

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Chablis Grand Cru BLANCHOT

The enchanting
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Chablis Grand Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

Located to the left of the Grand Cru vineyards of Les Clos in the village of Chablis. South-East facing vines on the right bank of the Serein.

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in oak barrels.

20 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Pale gold in colour with silvery highlights, a limpid and brilliant wine. Beautifully deep and complex on the nose, sweet spices and subtle vanilla oak.

On aeration, becomes more ``explosive``. Good persistence. Beautifully full ``3 dimensional`` body on the palate. Rich and open finish. True to the style of Chablis Grand Cru Blanchot.

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Chablis Grand Cru LES CLOS

The Secret
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Chablis Grand Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

5,000 to 6,500 vines/ha.

On the right bank of the Serein in the village of Chablis, between the Grand Crus Valmur and Blanchot. South-East facing slopes in the upper part of the Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos.

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in oak barrels.

Cold static sedimentation precedes the start of fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation both take place in small barrels.

20 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Limpid and brilliant wine with pale yellow colour. The first nose is profound with a fresh, mineral framework accompanied by oaky-vanilla notes. On aeration, the complex floral character is joined by fruit aromas that are so typical of 2013. Finally we find some soft spices within the lingering aromatic presence.

It is firm, deep, fresh and mineral in the mouth…yet very pleasing. It reveals great length on the palate with a finish that, while still young, shows great potential. This is a lesson about the soil and the terroir. A racy yet serious Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos.

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Chablis Grand Cru LES PREUSES

The depth
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Chablis Grand Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

South-West facing slopes in the village of Chablis on the right bank of the Serein, above the Chablis Grand Cru vineyard of Bougros.

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and barrels.

20 months on fine lees, in tanks and barrels.

Pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine. Initially complex on the nose subtly revealing spices, vanilla and oak. On aeration, fresh, yellow, ripe fruits are evident. Great persistence.

Beautiful texture in the mouth, pure and well-expressed with a delicate oaky finish. Length already present with more to come in the future.

The great terroir of Preuses expresses itself perfectly, appointments between 10 and 20 years ...

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Chablis Grand Cru VAUDÉSIR

The Richness
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Chablis Grand Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

South and South-West facing slopes in the village of Chablis, on the right bank of the Serein, between the Chablis Grand Cru vineyards of Les Preuses and Grenouilles.

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in oak barrels.

20 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Limpid and brilliant wine with pale yellow colour. Fairly straightforward yet profound first nose with lots of intensity. In the bouquet we find fruit, white flowers and elegant oakiness. On aeration the register has more purity and crispness. Good aromatic persistence.

In the mouth it is dense and sensual, typical of the appellation, while having a freshness that is nicely dynamic. Beautiful and lasting presence on the palate. The finish remains to be defined as it is still a young wine. A shining example of Vaudesir.

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Château Grenouilles Grand Cru

The Legend
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Chablis Grand Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Upper and Middle Kimmeridgian. Alternating limestone and marl with fossilised ``Exogyra virgula``.

5,000 to 6,500 vines/ha.

On the right bank of the Serein In the village of Chablis. South-West facing slopes on the upper part of the Chablis Grand Cru vineyard Grenouilles.

Cold settling before fermentation. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and oak barrels.

20 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Limpid and brilliant wine with pale golden colour. The first nose is complex and penetrating with both floral freshness and fine oakiness. On aeration the aromatic ensemble is released with great finesse. The bouquet is very persistent.

We find tension and freshness in the mouth along with impressive density. The finish is both elegant and mineral, yet with a floral touch.

The length on the palate is impressive. A great vintage for Château Grenouilles.

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