Domaine Nathalie & Giles Fѐvre Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses 2016

£62.50

A powerful Grand Cru Chablis contrasting orchard fruits with deeper, earthier, flavours

Colour

White

Country

France

Domaine

Domaine Nathalie & Giles Fèvre

Grape

Chardonnay

Region

Burgundy

Vintage

2016

Description

Lying between Bougros and Vaudésir with a near perfect south west aspect. The soils here are deeper than in Vaulorent above, giving wines which combine oyster shell minerality with a deep power grounded in the earth. Les Preuses is a wine of geology.

About the Domaine

Gilles and his wife, Nathalie, combine wine-making skills to make wines where aromas, texture and flavour provide a haunting reminder that Chablis’ unique fossil-based clay soil is an ancient seabed. Their 15-hectare domaine comprises mostly of vineyards handed down to Gilles, as a member of Chablis’ pre-eminent family. The highly articulate Nathalie is a former winemaker at La Chablisienne. They offer a focussed portfolio of one Chablis, three 1er Crus and one Grand Cru, Les Preuses. All their wines are unoaked, except the flagship Vaulorent. This has 10% one/two-year oak, made from old vines which skirt the bottom of the Grand Cru Preuses, and has a vibrant definition.

The issue in Chablis is lack of stock due to frost and hail in 2016, where volumes are down by 60% in some vineyards.

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