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Wine Domaine Francois Raveneau, Chablis "Foret" Premier Cru, 2010

SKU:w39708
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$ 109
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Ratings and Awards
RP 92
ST 91
36 ratings for other vintages

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Tasting Notes

Color

The wine has a beautiful yellow color.

Taste

Rich, harmonious, open wine shows on the palate pleasing acidity, minerality and freshness, aftertaste long and deep.

Aroma

Elegant aroma of the wine shows notes of green fruits and almonds.

Gastronomy

The wine can be consumed as an aperitif, it also goes well with seafood, grilled fish, and a young goat cheese, chicken dishes.

Interesting Facts

Chablis Premier Cru "Foret", 2010 - excellent dry white wine that captures the essence of the unique terroir of Chablis. Its aroma and flavor palette so rich and elegant, the wine was honored not only demanding recognition of admirers, but high ratings wine critics and journalists. In addition, the wine Domain Raveno are renowned for their longevity, storage capacity ranges from 8 to 10 years. At this time, they acquire even greater depth and character, step by step, revealing previously hidden splendor of flavors and aromas.

Plot Premier Cru "Fore" occupies only 0.8 hectare on soils of limestone kimmeridzhskogo by which wine Foret different pure mineral taste. Vine area quite young, the average age is 10 years. Harvested by hand, and in contrast to the vast majority of the remaining farms - very early, as Francois noted that early grapes superior in quality late harvest grapes. Grapes passes accurate pressing. In the resulting juice is added only natural natural yeast. Fermentation in steel tanks lasts about 2 weeks, then made malolactic fermentation in the barrel. Wine is aged in oak barrels for about 18 months Shassen (so critics point out that wine domain Francois Raveno more like the taste for wine from the Cote d'Or, than their neighbors), the average age is 7-8 years old barriques.

There are many traditional wine-growing regions, which became famous thanks to the excellent wineries. Chablis region became famous mainly due Raveno. This domain is considered to be the undisputed leader of winemaking in this region. Founder François Raveno very long run its economy and being in old age, gave it to his sons, Bernard and Jean. Domain experts called the "king of Chablis" and his guilt, according to experts, best express Chardonnay.
Domain territory of 7.5 hectares, which include four premier cru - Montee de Tonnerre, Butteaux, Les Vaillons and Chapelot and three grand cru - Blanchot, Valmur and Les Clos. In the vast majority of wineries Chablis region are equipped with the latest technology, can not be said about the winery Francois Raveno. The front door cellar Raveno - very little coming out onto the street. The few who were lucky enough to get to the tasting in the cellar Raveno had to bend in half, to go inside. In the cellars twilight reigns and dampness.

Wines Domaine Fransois Raveneau long ago established their reputation crystal clear, perfectly delineated quite mature and amazingly complex wine with a long finish that "too young" exude aromas of citrus and with maturity become even more rich and lush candy. The only drawback of these wines - they are available in extremely small quantities.

Features

  • Color depth: bright
  • Body/Saturation: full-bodied
  • Serving temperature: 10-12°С
  • Aging potential: 8-10 years
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