Henri La Fontaine Chablis 75cl

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Wine of France

Suitable for Vegans
Suitable for Vegetarians
Pale yellow wine with green tints. It has typical steely, mineral aromas and a hint of butter.

Type of Closure: Screwcap

Current Vintage: 2010
Producer: Boisset la Famille des Grands vins
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Winemaker: Lucie Depuydt
Vinification Details: Alcoholic fermentation using selected yeasts in stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation began 10 days after alcoholic fermentaion was complete. Aged on the lees for 6 months.
History: The Cistercian monks from the abbey of Pontigny began growing vines here in the 12th century. The AOC Chablis Premier Cru was officially created in January 1938, thus confirming the excellent qualities of this dry white wine which, has held onto its excellent reputation throughout history thanks to the exceptionally high quality of its raw material - the Chardonnay grape.
Regional Information: This area of appellation stretches across 5 000 hectares of which only 3 160 divided among 19 communes, are planted with vines. They grow on gentle slopes in the arable and sufficiently thick layers of soil. Kimmeridgian marl slopes soils.
Alcohol By Volume: 12.5
Units: 9.4
Taste Category: 1
Tasting Notes: Mineral aromas and a hint of butter. Crisp and flinty
Serving Suggestion: Crisp and flinty, perfect with prawns, salmon and smoked fish. Serve chilled