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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

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. Various exposures.

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES

15 years

VINIFICATION

Cold settling before fermentation.Both yeast and malolactic fermentations in stainless steel tanks.

MATURING:

On fine lees, in stainless steel tanks.

VINTAGE 2018 TASTING NOTES FROM 20/07/2019 -REF.A

Very pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine.

Restrained on opening with white orchard fruits. On aeration an elegant mineral touch completes the presentation. Persistent.

Fresh, full and taut in the mouth with a nice palette of wellpresented white fruits. Wonderful, intense finish.

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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 2018 TASTING NOTES FROM 10/04/2019 - REF.A

Pale yellow gold colour, a limpid and brilliant wine.

On aeration, a white floral touch completes the aromatic palette. On first opening, mature, white orchard fruits are in evidence. Good persistence. Full and structured in the mouth with a fine limestone presence.

Excellent volume and fine texture. Long mineral finish. A Petit Chablis with great character.

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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 on the fine lees – only in the vat.

VINTAGE 2018 TASTING NOTE FROM 10/04/2019 - REF.A

Pale yellow gold colour with green highlights, a limpid and brilliant wine.

On first opening a complex mixture of white orchard fruits with mineral and floral notes. On aeration, all elements combine and become more dynamic. Long persistence. Fresh, with fine acidity in the mouth, developing slowly with an elegant fullness.

Long mineral finish. A remarkable « organic » Petit Chablis from this area. This wine has organic certification (ECOCERT) 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

On fine lees, in stainless steel tanks.

VINTAGE 2018 TASTING NOTE FROM 22/11/2019 - REF.A

Pale gold in colour with silvery highlights. A limpid and brilliant wine. On opening we have an aromatic palette of ripe, white orchard fruits. On aeration a fresh mineral note completes the palette of aromas. Fine length. Rich and full in the mouth with a wonderful acid and mineral tension. Superb energetic minerality on the finish. A perfect introduction to the Village appellation.

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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 2016 TASTING NOTES FROM 22/11/2019 - REF.A

Pale gold in colour with silvery highlights. A limpid and brilliant wine. On opening we have fresh and delicate aromas of citrus.

On aeration freshness, sweet spices and a mineral note complete the aromatic palette. Beautiful length.

Full, fresh and elegant in the mouth with a pleasant mineral hint. The finish is fresh and fruity. A fine example of a 2016 vintage of the Village appellation.

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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.

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. Various exposures

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 2017 TASTING NOTE FROM 08/10/2019 -REF A

Pale gold in colour with silvery highlights, a limpid and brilliant wine. Slightly restrained on opening with notes of very slightly spicy white fruits.

On aeration, a fine lightly-grilled mineral intensity is accompanied by a floral note. Persistent. Full-bodied, fresh and pure in the mouth with an elegant mineral definition. Great potential for the future. Long finish. A fine example of a Chablis.

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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.

Very pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine. On opening we find aromas of white flowers and white orchard fruits.

On aeration a mineral touch brings a more complex note. Persistent. Beautifully structured and focussed in the mouth with impressive minerality. Long, intense finish. Truly representative of the Kimmeridgian soil.

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``,villages of Beines, Poinchy and Chablis. Exposure South-East.

Cold settling before fermentation. Both yeast and malolactic fermentations in stainless steel tanks and barrels.

12 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine. Opens with a beautiful complex palette of fresh fruits accompanied by floral / vegetal touches and a slight mineral reduction. On aeration, a note of fresh almond completes the presentation. Persistent. Beautifully mouth-wateringly mineral with slightly vanilla white fruits. Elegant finish. Pleasantly expressive Chablis 1er Cru.

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Chablis 1er Cru CÔTE DE LÉCHET

Sunlit and Ethereal
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone.

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

From the left bank of the Serein, in the commune of Chablis. South-west exposure

Cold settling before fermentation. Both yeast and malolactic fermentations in tanks and barrels.

Approximately 12 months on fine lees, in tanks and barrels.

Very pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine. Beautifully complex on opening with a floral and fruity note complemented by sweet spices.

Aeration reveals a delicate mineral touch. Persistent. Fresh, bright and sculpted on the palate on a fine mineral framework. Mouth-watering finish. Remarkable terroir on the left bank of the Serein.

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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 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.

Pale gold in colour with silvery highlights, a limpid and brilliant wine. At first, fresh on the nose with slightly-spiced yellow fruits.

On aeration becomes fresher and more energetic with an elegant mineral note. Persistent. Rich and pure in the mouth with a fine, slightly spicy mineral tension. Develops beautifully with superb balance and a long finish. A Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume to be savoured often, but gently, over time.

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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. Village of Chablis, close to the Chablis Premier Crus Vaillons. Exposure North-East.

Cold settling before fermentation. Both yeast and malolactic fermentations in stainless steel tanks.

15 months on fine lees, in tanks and barrels.

Pale gold in colour with silvery highlights, a limpid and brilliant wine. Initially fresh and pure on the nose with discrete floral notes. On aeration the floral notes become slightly spicy. Good persistence. Full on the palate with a beautiful texture of fresh and pure fruit accompanied by a crisp minerality. Fine bitters and very pleasing density in the finish. Wine with a very nice aging potential.

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Chablis 1er Cru L'HOMME MORT

Lively and Manly
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone.

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.

Approximately 12 months on fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Pale gold in colour with some silver highlights, a limpid and brilliant wine. Opens with gentle spices, floral and noble vegetal notes. On aeration, a nice little ``mineral`` music can be heard, accompanied by notes of fresh orchard fruit. Persistent. Fresh and tense in the mouth, balanced between acidity and minerality. Mineral finish. Still very young, but a fine example from the Fourchaume area.

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Chablis 1er Cru MONTÉE DE TONNERRE

Elegance and Breed
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone.

5,500 to 6,500 vines /ha

On the right bank of the Serein in the commune of Chablis to the right of the Chablis Grand Crus. South-west exposure

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

Approximately 12 months on fine lees, in tanks and barrels.

Pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine. Opens with noble floral and vegetal notes and a light minerality.

When aerated, the nose becomes more complex with a nice green freshness. Persistent. Rich and full-bodied on the palate with a beautiful, fleshy fruitiness. Good volume. Deliciously fruity finish. A wine requiring patience and ideal for keeping.

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Chablis 1er Cru MONT DE MILIEU

Magisterial and Mature
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone.

5,500 to 6,500 vines /ha

On the right bank of the Serein in the communes of Chablis and Fleys. South exposure.

Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and barrels.

Approximately 12 months on fine lees, in tanks and barrels.

Pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine. Slightly restrained on opening with notes of white fruit. On aeration, a subtle minerality completes the presentation.

Persistent. Nice volume on the palate, sober, forthright and slightly acidic. “Limestone” mineral finish. A more accomplished presentation will come with time

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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.

A limpid and brilliant wine, golden yellow in colour. Initially restrained on the nose, lightly floral and earthy. On aeration, a fine mineral reduction appears followed by spiced notes. Long-lasting.

Magnificently full and dense on the palate, fine minerality spiced with an elegant finesse. Long finish. Great potential for this Chablis 1er Cru Montmains 2016.

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Chablis 1er Cru VAILLONS

Crisp and Mouthwatering
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone.

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

On the left bank of the Serein in the commune of Chablis. South-east exposure.

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

Approximately 12 months on the fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Pale gold in colour with some silver highlights, a limpid brilliant wine. Complex on opening, combining white orchard fruits, white flowers, minerality and sweet spices.

Beautifully mineral presentation on aeration. Persistent. Tasty and fruity in the mouth with good acidic mineral tension. Mouth-watering finish. Exquisite presentation of the Vaillons area

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Chablis 1er Cru VAULORENT

Pure and Dense
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

On the right bank of the Serein in the commune of Chablis, adjoining the Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses. South-west exposure.

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

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

Pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine. On opening, we have aromas of white orchard fruits with floral and noble vegetal touches. Becomes more complex on aeration with a mineral touch that completes the whole.

Persistent. ``Pure`` in the mouth with mineral and acidic tension complemented by fleshy, slightly vanilla white fruit. Fresh finish. From a strictly typical Chablis location.

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Chablis Grand Cru BOUGROS

The Charm
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Chablis Grand Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone.

5,000 to 6,500 vines/ha.

On the right bank of the Serein in the commune of Chablis to the left of the Chablis Grand Cru Grenouilles. South-west exposure.

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

14 months duration on fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine. Initially floral on the nose with slightly spiced oakiness. When aerated a light mineral touch appears.

Persistent. Rich on the palate with ripe fruit and a milky note of ``Thousand flowers`` Finished with a ``little mineral music``. A beautiful example from this pretty terroir.

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Chablis Grand Cru BLANCHOT

The enchanting
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Chablis Grand Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

On the right bank of the Serein in the commune of Chablis, to the left of the Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos. South-east exposure.

Cold settling before fermentation. Both yeast and malolactic fermentations in barrels.

14 months on fine lees, in tanks and barrels.

Pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine. Initially still discreet on the nose with a gentle floral touch.

Aeration becomes finely mineral with a floral touch and vanilla. Persistent. Nice volume in the mouth, full and rich but still a little in its chrysalis. Finish still to come. Characterful and worth waiting for.

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Chablis Grand Cru LES CLOS

The Secret
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Chablis Grand Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone.

5,000 to 6,500 vines/ha.

On the right bank of the Serein in the commune of Chablis, between the Chablis Grand Crus Valmur and Blanchot. South-west exposure.

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

Cold settling before fermentation. Both yeast and malolactic fermentations in barrels.

14 months on fine lees, in tanks and barrels.

Pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine. Initially fresh on the nose with light floral and noble vegetal notes. When aerated it becomes ``spicily`` mineral.

Persistent. Tense on the palate supported by a mineral and acidic framework and balanced by nice fleshy fruit. Finish yet to come. A terroir requiring patience.

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Chablis Grand Cru LES PREUSES

The depth
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Chablis Grand Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

In the commune of Chablis above the Chablis Grand Cru Bougros. South-east and southwest exposure.

Cold settling before fermentation. Both yeast and malolactic fermentations in tanks and barrels.

14 months on fine lees, in tanks and barrels

Pale in colour with some green highlights, a limpid and brilliant wine. Lightly vanilla on opening revealing notes of fresh yellow fruits. A pleasant mineral touch is presented on aeration

Persistent. Nice presence in the mouth, fresh and dense with a mineral framework accompanying notes of fleshy, candied fruits. Concentrated mineral and spicy finish. Beautiful wine requiring patience.

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Chablis Grand Cru VAUDÉSIR

The Richness
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Chablis Grand Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone.

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

On the right bank of the Serein in the commune of Chablis. Between the Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses and Grenouilles. South and south-west exposure.

Cold settling before fermentation. Both yeast and malolactic fermentations in tanks

14 months on fine lees, in tanks and barrels

Pale gold in colour with some green highlights, a limpid and brilliant wine. Initially showing slightly vanilla sweet spices.

Becomes fresh and mineral when aerated. Persistent. Full and dense on the palate with a beautiful mineral development. Long, mouth-watering and mineral finish. A beautiful, well-presented example from this terroir.

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Château Grenouilles Grand Cru

The Legend
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Chablis Grand Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone.

5,000 to 6,500 vines/ha.

On the right bank of the Serein in the commune of Chablis, between the Chablis Grand Crus Vaudésir and Valmur. South-west exposure.

Cold settling before fermentation. Both yeast and malolactic fermentations in tanks and barrels.

14 months on fine lees, in tanks and barrels.

Pale gold in colour with silvery highlights, a limpid and brilliant wine. Great finesse on the nose with subtle floral and yellow fruit notes. When aerated, becomes deliciously mineral.

Very persistent. Dense, tight and concentrated revealing itself beautifully on the palate with pure fleshy fruit on a complex mineral framework. Pure and elegant finish. A magnificent and extremely rare Château Grenouilles 2017.

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