Chablis cuvée 1975
This Cuvée is elaborated from a plot selection in Préhy. The vines were planted in 1975 by Celine’s father, and cover 2 ha.
1975 is also a special year for Céline and Frédéric, as, for both, it is their birth year.
- Grape variety : 100% Chardonnay
- Origin : Village of Préhy
- Exposure : South Exposure
- Soil : Kimmeridgian clay and limestone
- Age of Vines : planted in 1975
- Density of plantation : 5800 vines per Hectare
- Pruning : Guyot double
- Yields : 52 hl/ha
- Culture : Ecological, based on respect for the earth
- Alcohol : 12,5%
- Sugar : less than 1.00 g/L
- Sulfites : 90 mg/l en total
- Acidity : 4,6 g/H2SO4
Well-balanced and slightly racy. It reveals notes of lemon, quenette and white flowers associated with discreet hints of white peach, limestone/minerality (terroir) as well as an imperceptible hint of almond. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, silky, racy, aerial and offers a slight acid frame, a slight unctuosity, minerality, gourmandise a swell as a beautiful finesse. In the mouth this wine expresses notes of ripe yellow peach, apricot and slight touches of quince, ripe Williams pear associated with a discreet hint of lemon, clementine as well as a very discreet hint of quenette. Good length.
Aging potential : 3 to 8 ans.
Serving: 10°C – 12°C – Decanting optional
Enjoy it with cheese such as “Soumaintrain” Platter of seafood
Fish terrine (sea bass, monkfish, salmon) Mix raw salmon/ smoked salmon with sorrel
Direct pressing, cold settling. Controlled fermentation temperature (16-18 ° C) for the tank
Alcoholic fermentation and malolactic completed
Aged for a year on the fine lees.
Collage and filtration before bottling.
Thermoregulation allows fermentation at low temperature in order to develop the flavors. The wine is 100% stainless steel tanks to preserve freshness and fruitiness of the wine (about 10 months).
Bottled by us at the Estate.
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