Chablis 1er Cru Vaulorent 2020 - William Fevre
When to drink this wine? To be drunk from 2028 to 2050
Tasted by William Kelley in 2022: "One of the finest wines in the portfolio this year is the 2020 Chablis 1er Cru Vaulorent, a taut, youthful, reserved bottling of immense promise. It unfolds in the glass with aromas of citrus zest, beeswax, crisp white peach, white flowers, freshly baked bread and oyster shell, it's full and seamless, with tremendous intensity of tension in a tight format. It comes warmly recommended, but will require patience."
THE VINEYARD : In the exact extension of the côte des Grands Crus, this climate is separated from it by a simple path. At the very contact of the Grand Cru les Preuses, its filiaMon with its illustrious neighbours gives powerful and mineral wines.
Grapes varietal : Chardonnay
CALL GROUND: Fairly Deep Marl
AREA SURFACE :3.63 hectares
AREA OF APPELLATION : 17 hectares
ORIENTATION OF THE PARCELLES: South-East to South-West
Powerful nose with citrus, white flesh fruit and a mineral note typical of the appellation. Rich and concentrated, with remarkable freshness and length on the palate.
FOOD/WINE AGINGS: Fish, seafood, creamed or grilled shellfish. Poultry and creamed or grilled white meats.
THE PERFECT AGREEMENT : Grilled lobster with white butter.
SERVICE TEMPERATURE: Between 12°C and 14°C.
VINIFICATION: Use of the principle of gravity to avoid any pumping that could be detrimental to the quality of the wine. Pneumatic pressing of short duration (1h30 to 2h00) for a delicate separation between the solid and liquid parts of the grapes. Very light static settling in order to preserve sufficient fine lees for alcoholic and malolactic fermentation. can proceed in a natural way. The musts are put into French oak barrels (aged in average of 6 years) for 40 to 50% of the cuvée. The balance is vinified in small stainless steel vats.
MATURING: 14 to 16 months, including 5 to 6 months on fine lees in French oak barrels for 40 to 50% of the wine. the cuvée. The maturing process ends in small stainless steel vats.
|Note||Between 95 and 97|
|Volume||12,50 % vol - 75 cl|
|Burgundy Classification||Premiers Crus|
|Domains of Burgundy||William Fevre|
|Prix||From 50 to 80 €|