Vaillons White
Domaine Fourrey - Chablis 1er Cru
White,Chablis 1er Cru
100% Chardonnay
history
Domaine Fourrey et Fils is a family estate of 20 hectares with 18 in production in the heart of Chablisian.The wine-making combines the Chablisian tradition with the modern techniques, in order to reveal local characteristic out of the Chardonnay grape.The estate is going through their fourth generation from father to son. Since 1992, Jean-Luc is in charge of the wine-making with his parents after his studies in Lycée de Beaune, where he obtained a degree in techniques winemaking. One of its major objective, when he came back after school, was to improve the sales of bottles. For ten years, his sister, Marie-José, is in charge of the customer relationships.
Vineyard
The Chablis vineyard covers some 5000 hectares, making it the largest of the Burgondy appellations. Our 7 hectares vineyard producing six different Chablis Premier Cru wines: Vaillons, Côte de Lechet, Fourchaume, Beauroy, Mont de Milieu, Les Fourneaux.Cru "Vaillons" divided between two separate plots in the localities of Chatains and Beugnons.Slopes are exposed to the south and the east. Limestone soils. It can be recognized by the presence of small fossile oysters. Vines : 2.2 ha - Yield : 68 hl/ha
Winemaking
Maturity test are executed in differents plots to decide the best time to begin harvest-grape. Fermentation and breeding in stainless stell tank./n 15 months in stainless steel tank.
Tasting notes
well-structured wine with a fine lingering quality. It is highly complex in flavour, may be mineral tasting and closed when young. Supple, fruity wine, with a round mellowness and a touch of minerality in the tail.
Food pairing
It is perfect on its own, as an aperitive, with Shellfish and seafood.
Aging potential
Developp delicate and subtle floral notes as the years go by. 10 years.
Grape varieties
100% Chardonnay
Press
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30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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