CHABLIS 1ER CRU CÔTE DE JOUAN

PRODUCTION

  • Grape variety : Chardonnay
  • Situation / soil type : Kimmeridgian marly limestones
  • Productive area : 0.247 ha

VINIFICATION

  • 100% in temperature-controlled vats
  • Alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts
  • Malolactic fermentation
  • Vat-ageing
  • Cold treatment to precipitate tartrates

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Ideal drinking temperature: 13°-14°C
May be drunk young but, as with any premier cru wine, it becomes more supple with age and reveals more complex secondary aromas.
Excellent with fish, fruits de mer, and white meats

DÉGUSTATION PAR L’OENOLOGUE

Colour : handsome yellow revealing silvery highlights.

Nose : very fresh with quite intense white flower notes. Privet and hawthorn blossoms characterise the aromatic complexity of this little-known premier cru.

Palate : fresh and appealing attack based on great richness and good structure. Finish marked by fine dried-fruit notes.

Remarks :

CHABLIS 1ER CRU MONTS MAINS

PRODUCTION

    • Grape variety : Chardonnay
    • Situation / soil type : Kimmeridgian marly limestones
    • Productive area : 2.51 ha

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VINIFICATION

  • Vinification in vats and barrels of French oak
  • Alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts
  • Malolactic fermentation
  • Ageing in vats and barrels prior to blending
  • Cold treatment to precipitate tartrates

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Ideal drinking temperature: 14°C
May be drunk as aperitif or throughout the meal
A wine for laying down, which age will smooth and make supple.
Excellent with fish, fruits de mer, and white meats
Excellent with fish, fruits de mer, and white meats

DÉGUSTATION PAR L’OENOLOGUE

Colour : a handsome yellow revealing silvery highlights.

Nose : ripe fruit well to the fore with intense and seductive notes. A hint of hazelnut underlines the complexity of this wine.

Palate : fully lives up to its bouquet, at once taut and velvety smooth, with flavours of hazelnut and ripe pear.

Remarks :

CHABLIS 1ER CRU CÔTE DE CUISSY

PRODUCTION

  • Grape variety: Chardonnay
  • Situation / soil type: Kimmeridgian marly limestones
  • Productive area: 0.175 ha

VINIFICATION

  • Temperature-controlled vats
  • Alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts
  • Malolactic fermentation
  • Ageing in vats
  • Cold treatment to precipitate tartrates

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Ideal drinking temperature: 13°-14°C
The vines in this plot are over 50 years old and yield a wine that is meaty and powerful, not without some similarity to fine wines of the Côte de Beaune.
A wine for laying down which age will smooth and make supple.
Excellent with fish, fruits de mer, and white meats
OENOLOGIST’S TASTING NOTES

DÉGUSTATION PAR L’OENOLOGUE

Colour : a handsome yellow revealing silvery highlights.

Nose : very fresh notes of hawthorn and white rose auguring a wine with long ageing potential. With time, aromas evolve notes of spice.

Palate : generous, elegant and highly-bred. It manages a balance between a powerful body and delicate final aromas of cinnamon and hazelnut.

Remarks :

CHABLIS

PRODUCTION

  • Grape variety: Chardonnay
  • Situation / soil type: Kimmeridigian marly limestones
  • Productive area: 5.9 ha

VINIFICATION

  • 100% in temperature-controlled vats
  • Alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts
  • Malolactic fermentation
  • Vat-ageing
  • Cold treatment to precipitate tartrates

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Ideal drinking temperature: 12°-13°C
It may equally well be drunk young or after six to eight years’ ageing.
It makes a perfect accompaniment to fruits de mer, grilled fish, or white meats in sauce.

DÉGUSTATION PAR L’OENOLOGUE

Colour : very fine pale yellow flecked with silver. Limpid.

Nose : agreeable and expressive, dominated by ripe banana over notes of citrus, later evolving nuances of vine-flower. A complex bouquet covering a wide spectrum of aromas.

Palate : good attack, unctuous, fresh. After the first mouthful, there is a perceptible hint of white peach, a touch acidic, then developing milder, very slightly grassy notes.

Remarks :

PETIT CHABLIS

PRODUCTION

  • Grape variety: Chardonnay
  • Situation / soil type: Kimmeridgian marly limestones
  • Productive area: 0.55 ha

VINIFICATION

  • 100% in temperature-controlled vats
  • Alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts
  • Malolactic fermentation
  • Vat-ageing
  • Cold treatment to precipitate tartrates

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Ideal drinking temperature: 13°C
A wine of real character, lively, will make an agreeable accompaniment to a dish of fruits de mer, grilled fish or regional charcuterie.

DÉGUSTATION PAR L’OENOLOGUE

Colour : very fine pale yellow, limpid and crystalline, with handsome white-gold highlights.

Nose : very pleasing, fresh fruit, hearty, invites tasting.

Palate : fresh and supple attack with notes of riper fruits and a hint of quince.

Remarks :

BOURGOGNE CHARDONNAY

PRODUCTION

  • Grape variety: Chardonnay
  • Situation / soil type: Chitry-le-Fort, on Kimmeridgian marly limestones
  • Productive area: 0.93 ha

VINIFICATION

  • 100% in temperature-controlled vats
  • Alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts
  • Malolactic fermentation
  • Vat-ageing
  • Cold treatment to precipitate tartrates

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Ideal drinking temperature: 12°-13°C
Excellent to drink young
Enjoy it as aperitif or with grilled fish, poultry, and white meats.

DÉGUSTATION PAR L’OENOLOGUE

Colour : very handsome pale yellow with silvery-green highlights, limpid and crystalline.

Nose : agreeable, intense and expressive, with floral notes hinting at hawthorn blossom and privet.

Palate : good attack, tender, rapidly becoming full and enclosing nuances of fresh hazelnut which underlie the finish.

Remarks :

BOURGOGNE ALIGOTÉ

PRODUCTION

  • Grape variety: Aligoté
  • Situation / soil type: Chitry-le-Fort, on marly limestones dating from the Kimmeridgian.
  • Productive area: 1.32 ha

VINIFICATION

  • 100% in temperature-controlled vats
  • Alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts
  • Malolactic fermentation
  • Vat-ageing
  • Cold treatment to precipitate tartrates

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Ideal drinking temperature: 12°-13°C
Excellent when drunk young.
Enjoy as aperitif or with grilled fish.
Ideal for making Kir (aligoté + créme de cassis).

DÉGUSTATION PAR L’OENOLOGUE

Colour : very fine pale yellow with silvery highlights.

Nose : straightforward first impression, with plant nuances typical of the Aligoté and perfectly expressive of its terroir.

Palate : fresh attach, with elegance backed by floral and mineral notes. Highly-bred finish.

Remarks :

No chemical pesticides, herbicides or fertilisers are used.