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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%

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 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 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 a pale gold colour. Finely oaked first impression that, on aeration, reveals an exotic, vanilla scented vitality with a slight hint of toasting. Very good aromatic persistence. Very good, crystalline, first impression in the mouth bordering on « tension » with flavours of soft spice and a touch of fresh hazelnuts. Elegant finish with dried fruit notes. Cellaring this wine will bring its rewards.

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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.

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%

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.

Pale gold in colour, a limpid and brilliant wine. On opening, deep and airy with complex floral notes. On aeration it becomes finely mineral and more intensely floral. Great persistence.

Perfectly dense and sculpted in the mouth with a beautiful duality, at the same time airy and earthy, finely spiced with notes of slightly bitter almonds. Great, elegant length. A complex and subtle Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons 2016.

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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.

A limpid and brilliant wine, pale gold in colour. On first opening, we find lightly vanilla and spiced white fruits. On aeration, elements of earth take precedence with a complex freshness and fleshy fruit notes. Great persistence.

Full and rich in the mouth with a fresh and elegant texture combined with notes of almond and ripe fruits. The finish is yet to show itself. Great potential for this Chablis 1er Cru.

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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.

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

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

20 months duration on fine lees, in both stainless steel tanks and barrels.

Pale yellow gold colour with green highlights, a limpid and brilliant wine. On first opening, we find a rich palette of lightly vanilla, mature, white orchard fruits.

On aeration the freshness gently reveals itself. Rich and full in the mouth with a fine, lightly mineral structure. Long finish. The character of Bougros will assert itself even more with the passage of time.

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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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