It comes from Chardonnay grapes, the vines are between 25 and 30 years old, cut into double guyot. 13 Ha of Chablis in the municipalities of Lignorelles, Beine and Ligny le Chatel. The thermoregulation allows to carry out low temperature fermentations in order to develop all the aromas. For this harvest the breeding was made with 80% stainless steel to preserve the freshness and minerality of the wine and 20% in old barrels (from 4 to 15 years) to bring structure and balance to the wine.
After a particularly short winter, the months of February and March are almost spring, dry, with even a record of heat for the season on February 27, favoring the awakening and early development of the vines. On April 5th there is a first morning frost followed by four others until May 7th. Winegrowers run for cover by lighting fires to protect the vines. The summer of 2019 is one of the hottest known with two heat waves: one in late June and the other in late July. In some places it will exceed 40 ° C. Fortunately, the month of August brings rains that allow nature to regenerate. The climate is cool at the beginning of September to warm up as the harvest approaches, which begins in the middle of the month.
On the nose the Chablis is fully expressed with the delicacy of floral aromas. On the palate the very refined bouquet evolves on citrus notes before finding the white flowers and the fruit. Fresh, flexible and precise, it is marked by a mineral intensity that offers a nice length in the mouth.
Wine with good capacity for evolution.
Taste it at a temperature of 12 ° C to combine with appetizer, with oysters and shellfish or fresh goat's cheese.