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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

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone

PLANTING DENSITY

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

VINIFICATION

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

SITUATION AND EXPOSURE

All communes of the appellation. Multiple situations and aspects.

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES

20 years

MATURING

Approximately 6 months on fine lees, in stainless steel tanks.

VINTAGE 2016 TASTING NOTE FROM 10/12/2019 - REF.A

Pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine. Initially we have aromas of delicately candied citrus, very sweet spices and a floral touch. When aerated, a mineral freshness completes the presentation. Persistent. Fresh and elegant on the palate with beautifully fleshy citrus and light acidity on a mineral framework. Clear finish.

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Chablis LA PIERRELÉE

Expressive and Fine
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APPELLATION

Chablis

GRAPE VARIETY

Chardonnay 100%

SOIL AND SUBSOIL

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

SITUATION AND EXPOSURE

All communes of the appellation. Multiple situations and aspects.

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES

20 years

VINIFICATION

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

MATURING

Approximately 12 months on fine lees in tanks and barrels.

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

Pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine.

Opens with lightly spiced, white orchard fruits with a fresh mineral touch. On aeration, a subtle, mineral note appears. Good persistence. Fresh and full in the mouth with a delicate mineral tension. Long mineral finish. A beautiful Chablis with great character.

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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%

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone.

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

Remarkable blend of Chablis 1er Crus from the right and left banks of the Serein. South and south-west exposure.

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

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

Pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine. Open and fresh on the nose with a palette of delicately spiced white fruits. On aeration a fine mineral note appears. Long-lasting.

Fresh and elegant in the mouth with fine mineral tension balanced by a lovely « oakiness » Delicious finish. A perfect wine with which to begin your exploration of the world of Chablis 1er Cru.

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Chablis 1er Cru BEAUROY

Full and Rounded
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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 communes of Chablis and Beine. South-east exposure.

Cold settling before fermentation. Both yeast and malolactic fermentations 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. Open on the nose with notes of white and dried fruits. On aeration a fine mineral note completes the palette. Long-lasting. Fresh in the mouth with fleshy white fruits and gentle vanilla. Fresh and dynamic finish. A fine, seductive Chablis 1er Cru.

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Chablis 1er Cru CÔTE DE LÉCHET

Sunny 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.

A subtle blend of pale yellow and white gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine. Initially complex on the nose with floral and delicately-spiced white-fruit notes complemented by a touch of vanilla. Flourishes on aeration with an elegant ``limestone`` mineral note. Persistent. Fresh and elegant, the development is deliciously mineral and saline. The finish is long, complex and mineral. A remarkable and perfectly presented terroir.

Flourishes on aeration with an elegant ``limestone`` mineral note. Persistent. Fresh and elegant, the development is deliciously mineral and saline. The finish is long, complex and mineral. A remarkable and perfectly presented terroir.

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Chablis 1er Cru FOURCHAUME

Feminine and Floral
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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, Fontenay-près-Chablis, La Chapelle Vaupelteigne and Maligny. South-east and southwest 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 with silvery highlights, a limpid and brilliant wine.

On opening we are presented with white orchard fruits and subtle vanilla. On aeration a beautiful mineral intensity, delicately accompanied by white fruits expresses itself. Fine persistence. Full, dense and fresh in the mouth with fine mineral tension. Gently spiced with long, mineral and fruit finish. A fine representation of the terroir.

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Chablis 1er Cru LES LYS

Sensual and Harmonious
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Chablis Premier Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone.

5,500 to 6,500 vines/ha.

In the commune of Chablis adjoining the Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons. North-east exposure.

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

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

Pale gold in colour with silvery highlights, A limpid and brilliant wine. Fresh, floral and fruity on the nose with a touch of vanilla. On aeration a delicate mineral note completes the aromatic palette. Good persistence. Fresh and full on the palate with beautiful fleshy white fruit. The balance between richness and fine acidity is remarkable. Mineral and long “serious” finish. A fine, energetic display of this Chablisian terroir.

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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 commune of Maligny, at the far end of Les Fourchaumes. 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. Initially fresh and deliciously floral on the nose, enhanced by a touch of minerality. Becomes more intense on aeration. Nicely fresh, taut and immediate in the mouth with fine precision. Long, finely mineral finish. A Chablis 1er Cru designed for keeping.

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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. Initially discreet on opening, combining floral and fruit with a delicate mineral note.

Becomes fresher on aeration. Long-lasting. Full and fresh in the mouth with a delicious acidity. Long, fresh finish. Chablis 1er Cru requiring patience.

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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. On first opening we find white fruits with a hint of vanilla and delicate mineral notes.

Becomes more mineral on aeration. Long-lasting. Full, rounded and lively in the mouth with a palette of white fruits. Fruity finish. Worth waiting to get the best from this Chablis 1er Cru.

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Chablis 1er Cru MONTMAINS

Deep and Secret
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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. South-east exposure.

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

Approximately 12 months on fine lees in tanks and barrels.

Pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine. Initially restrained on the nose, fresh, delicately floral with gentle mineral notes. Becomes more expressive on aeration. Long-lasting. Full, energetic, pure and aromatic in the mouth with notes of spices. Finish yet to develop. An excellent Chablis 1er Cru which will require patience.

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, a limpid and brilliant wine. Initially restrained on the nose, fine and elegant with delicately spiced fresh fruit.

Becomes more intense on aeration. Long-lasting. Fresh in the mouth with fleshy white fruits and fine minerality. Suave, pure finish. A seductive Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons.

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Chablis 1er Cru VAULORENT

Pure and Full-bodied
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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.

Approximately 12 months on fine lees, in both vats and barrels.

Pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine. On first opening we find white fruits and a delicate mineral note. Becomes more intense on aeration.

Long-lasting. Beautifully full in the mouth, finely mineral and taut with subtle floral and vegetal notes. Fresh, mouth-watering finish. Great potential for the future.

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Chablis Grand Cru BOUGROS

Charming
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Chablis Grand Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone.

5,000 to 8,000 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 open with a fine freshness and hints of oak and vanilla with gentle spices. On aeration a fresh vegetal and fruity note completes the presentation.

Long-lasting. Fresh and pure in the mouth with good volume, notes of elegant dried fruit complete the aromatic palette. The finish is still young. A Chablis Grand Cru that requires patience in order to appreciate in its full maturity.

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Chablis Grand Cru BLANCHOT

Enchanting
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Chablis Grand Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone

5,000 to 8,000 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 discreet on opening with a delicate touch of freshness and oak. On aeration the palette becomes more intense, complemented by a floral, mineral note.

Long-lasting. Full and rich in the mouth with finely developed volume. Finish like a peacock's tale. Requires patience to reach its full potential.

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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 8,000 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. 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. On opening we find an elegant freshness with a palette of dried herbs and a delicate mineral note. Becomes more complex on aeration with a floral note accompanied by fresh almonds and a fine minerality.

Long-lasting. Harmonious and profound in the mouth, mature and precise notes of fruit with a mineral tension. Long, suave finish. Superbly « austere » Les Clos.

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Chablis Grand Cru LES PREUSES

Profound
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Chablis Grand Cru

Chardonnay 100%

Kimmeridgian, clay-limestone

5,000 to 8,000 vines/ha.

In the commune of Chablis above the Chablis Grand Cru Bougros. South-east and 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, a limpid and brilliant wine. Initially discreet on opening with a subtle, floral palette accompanied by fresh fruit and mineral touches.

Long-lasting. Fresh and immediate in the mouth with a palette of lightly vanilla white fruits. Mouthwatering finish still to come. A Chablis Grand Cru worth waiting for.

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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 8,000 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, a limpid and brilliant wine. Fine, fresh and elegant on opening, lightly oaked with notes of white flowers. Becomes more intense on aeration with a fine mineral freshness.

Long-lasting. Full and complex in the mouth with remarkable volume and a palette of dried and ripe fruits. The texture has great finesse. Long finish still to come. Château Grenouilles with great potential.

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