Domaine Lupé-Cholet Chateau de Viviers Premier Cru Vaillons Chablis 2014
Product Code: 10137/14
An excellent Chablis Premier Cru from an outstanding vintage. This is from the highest (coolest) vineyards in Chablis. Steely elegant Chardonnay as only the French can do.
This plot of Vaillons has a surface of 0,55 Ha (1,35 acres) and is situated on the left bank of the Serein River, on the territory of Chablis town. This plot is a Monopole, meaning there is one owner for this plot.
Grapes: 100% Chardonnay
Soil: Clay-rich limestone soil on the Kimmeridgian strata of the upper Jurassic. The vines are on mild slopes (10 to 15%) exposed South-East. (It is thought that these soils, also found in Sancerre and parts of Champagne, as well as aspect/sun exposure, are responsible for the best quality grapes).
Alcohol: 12.5 % VOL
Wine making: Manual harvest, pneumatic press, then vinification 100% in thermo-regulated stainless steel vats. 10 months on lees followed by bottling.
Our Tasting notes: Very pretty green-gold colour. The nose is very lively with white stone fruit notes and lemon, honey and herbal aromas. Minerally in mouth, energetic and well balanced.
Serving suggestions: Serve at 12°C. Ideal partners for sea food and white meats (the producer says match with escargots! If you like!)
Cellaring potential: Enjoy now or keep for 5 to 7 years.
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