William Fevre Chablis Premier Cru Vaillons 2018

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William Fevre Chablis Premier Cru Vaillons 2018

Vaillons is one of the largest Premier Cru vineyards in Chablis.
Located to the southwest of the town of Chablis itself, its south-easterly aspect, combined with Kimmeridgian
soils, create excellent terroir. The Côte des Vaillons appellation has 8 distinct ‘lieux dits’ which uniquely
represent all the different types of Chablis terroir under one appellation. William Fèvre own 3.65 hectares of
this appellation. Premier Cru Vaillons Domaine 2018 has a pronounced nose of fruitVaillons is one of the largest
Premier Cru vineyards in Chablis.

William Fevre Chablis Premier Cru Vaillons 2018

Located on the Côte des Vaillons, this appellaHon has 8 disHnct « lieux dits ». With a soil base more
limestone than clay, siLng on hard, compact Portlandian limestone, it represents all the different types
of Chablis terroir under one appellation.
GRAPE VARIETY: Chardonnay
GROUND OF THE APPELATION: Limestone and clay, predominantly limestone
DOMAIN SURFACE: 3.65 hectares
APPELATION SURFACE: 104 hectares
ORIENTATION OF THE PARCELS: Southeast

TASTING NOTE: Pronounced nose of fruit and flowers, with lovely freshness and a
few mineral touches. Generous palate, with lovely roundness.
FOOD/WINE PAIRING: Fish, shellfish and other seafood, grilled or in a cream
sauce. Poultry and white meat, grilled or in a cream sauce.
PERFECT PAIRING: Sautéed langoustines with citrus fruits.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: Between 12°C to 14°C

HARVEST: manual.
VINIFICATION: Use of the principle of gravity so as to avoid all pumping, which could harm the
quality of the wine. Brief (1½ - 2 hours) pneumatic pressing to obtain a gentle separation of the
solid and liquid parts of the grape. Very light static settling of the juice to preserve enough fine
lees so that the alcoholic and malolactic fermentations can occur naturally. The must is run into
French oak barrels (aged of 6 years in average) for 40 to 50% of the harvest. The remainder is
vinified in small stainless steel vats.
MATURING: 13 to 14 months, of which 5 to 6 months on fine lees in French oak barrels, for 40 to
50% of the harvest. The end of maturation occurs in small stainless steel vats.

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