vin de chablis cuvee 1975 domaine gueguen

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.

Press reviews

Guide “Hachette des vins” 2023

Les vins du domaine Céline et Frédéric Gueguen ont été sélectionnés...

Avis du Burgundy Report

"A few greener wines but also a few really great wines that are...

Burghound magazine, Allen Meadows

Petit Chablis 2020 - 87pts Il y a assez de typicité chablisienne...
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  • 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

Natural yeast.
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.

The Wine Enthusiast Octobre 2021: Chablis Cuvée 2019 – 92/100

The Wine Enthusiast Octobre 2020: Chablis Cuvée 2018 – 92/100