Vineyard: Chablis, half way between Paris and Beaune, forms the real gateway to Burgundy’s treasure-house of wines. The vineyards of the region, lying on both sides of the River Serein, span over 6,800 hectares in 20 villages. La Chablisienne works with nearly 300 winegrowers in Chablis to produce their great white wines. It also owns the estate that produces the renowned Chateau Grenouilles wine and has undertaken the task of restoring the wine to its former glory. The Grenouilles vines lie in the heart of the Grands Crus hillside facing the village of Chablis forming a single plot facing the rising sun on the steep slope, they produce the rarest of Chablis Grand Cru. native of Northern Burgundy,
Region: The village of Chablis is located about twenty kilometres from Auxerre in northern Burgundy, and is famous for its white wine all over the world. Chablis wine is produced in Chablis and the surrounding 20 villages and hamlets. Like the greatest white wines of Burgundy, Chablis wine is produced from only one grape variety: Chardonnay. The wines are planted on the steep, sloping banks of the river Serein. The sub-soil, the famous Kimmeridgian, consists of marls and limestone and give an added mineral depth of flavour unique to the region. which brings humidity and moisture to the vineyards.
Tasting notes La Chablisienne are perhaps the most consistent producers of excellent Chablis we have come across. This year their winemaker won ‘White wine maker of the year’ and a Decanter Gold award for this wine. This is classically dry, stony, mineral Chablis.