Chablis 1er Cru, Beauroy, France 2017 BIN NO 2480
A stunning, fresh and vibrant Chablis produced by Domaine Michaut Freres, a winery located in Biene close to Chablis in France.
Ideally served with Sea foods, oysters, cheese, white meat, and charcuterie.
Blend: Chardonnay 100%
The Domaine Michaut Freres winery is located in Biene close to Chablis, built on the classic soil of the region, kimmeridgien, underpining the 60 hectares of vineyards. These wines show great typicity, steely acidity, plenty of fruit with that unmistakeable note of flinty "terroir".
Vines are located on very steep south-facing slopes on kimmeridgian soils.
Hand harvested grapes are pressed in a pneumatic press then gravity settled for 24 hours in oak barrel and racked to obtain the clear juice. Alcoholic fermentation in oak barrels for about 15 days and a malolactic fermentation for 5 weeks at 20º C, again in oak barrel. Cold stabilised then filtered before bottling.
Time: 11 Months
Type: French Oak
% wine oaked: 40
% new oak: None
A vivid yellow with a hint of green. An expressive nose of white flowers, acacia and a round palate, expressive, slightly unctuous with a fine mineral return. Powerful and rich.