Chablis 1er cru vaucoupin

 

CHABLIS PREMIER CRU VAUCOUPIN

TASTING

The nose is fruity, elegant and offers a slight gourmandise. It reveals notes

of ripe lemon, ripe clementine ans slight hints of yellow plum associated with a hint of fresh peach as well as a subtle hint of zests.

The palate is fruity, fresh, well-balanced, well-built, racy and offers a beautiful acid frame, a beautiful suavity, elegance, a slight straigthness, roundness as well as a beautiful matter. In the mouth this wine expresses notes of ripe lemon, ripe peach and slight notes of clementine associated with hints of flowers as well as a subtle hint of apple, flint and a subtle hint of ripe mirabelle.

Good length and persistence

Botlle ageing : 8 - 10 years

Serving: 11°C - 12°C - Decanting optional 

Enjoy it with grilled fish or fish in sauce, grilled white meats or white meats in crem-based sauces



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100% Chardonnay

Village of Chichée,

South Exposure

Kimmeridgian clay and limestone

40 years

5 800 vines per Hectare

Guyot double

52 hl/ha

 Ecological, based on respect for the earth 

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12,5%

less than 1.00 g/L

90 mg/l en total 

4,6 g/H2SO4



       WINE MAKING

  • Mechanical harvest 
  • Direct pressing, cold settling and yeast. Controlled fermentation temperature (16-18 ° C) for the tank 
  • Alcoholic fermentation and malolactic completed
  • Maturing on fine lees from November to mid April. 
  • 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. 
  • Bottled by us at the Estate.

Jancis  Robinson 2017 : Chablis 1er Cru Vaucoupin 2015 :  16/20

Wine Enthusiast dec 2016  :  Chablis Premier cru Vaucoupin 2015  92/100

Wine Advocate Robert Parker : Chablis Premier cru Vaucoupin 2014  91/100

Wine Enthusiast February 2016  :  Chablis 1er Cru Vaucoupin  2013 91/100

Jancis  Robinson : Chablis 1er Cru Vaucoupin 2014 :  16/20