Côte de Lechet Oaked Aged 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 is situated in the northern part of the Burgundy. The richness of Chablis wines is the result of the combination of a unique soil ans a specific climate. The vineyard is situated between the villages of Milly and Fleys. The main substrata is Jurassic limestone (specifically, Kimmeridgian limestone) laid down some 150 million years ago. The rock contains deposits of tiny fossilised oyster shells which remind us that Burgundy once lay beneath a warm ocean. Vines : 2.2 ha - Yield : 45 hl/ha.
Winemaking
Maturity test are executed in differents plots to decide the best time to begin harvest-grape. Alcoholic fermentation and malolactic in barrels. /n 25% in new oak barrels, 25% in 1 year barrel and 50% vat.
Tasting notes
Pale golden yellow color. Nose : good intensity, aromatic with some grilled notes and also fresh fruit and white flower Full and expressive mouth , well balanced, flinty, oaky.
Food pairing
Fish or poultry terrines, or with grilled or poached fish.
Aging potential
It can be enjoyed young (2-3 years ).
Grape varieties
100% Chardonnay
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195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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