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Wine Domaine Francois Raveneau, Chablis "Montee de Tonnerre" Premier Cru, 2010

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Tasting Notes

Color

The wine has a bright lemon-yellow color.

Taste

The wine has a rounded, complex, well-balanced flavor and long aftertaste.

Aroma

In an elegant and delicate aroma of wine contains notes of citrus, minerals and fragrance of white flowers.

Gastronomy

The wine goes well with crab, artichokes, asparagus, grilled fish, young cheeses, oysters and white sauces.

Interesting Facts

"Montee de Tonnerre" is in fact the whole group class Premiers Crus vineyards: "Chapelle" (Chapelot), "Ped d'Alup" (Pied d'Aloup) and "Côte de Breschan" (Cote de Brechain). Francois Raveno produces wine "Chapelle", while the remaining two Premiers Crus are extremely rare. Due to geographical location and climate, the taste of wine "Monte de Tonnerre" different tones of citrus living, soaring notes of white flowers and spicy nuances of minerals. They are very clean and long in the finish. Such wines are remarkable in their youth and age only get better: the taste becomes more rich and harmonious. Recommended shelf life of 5-10 years.
Harvest to create Chablis "Monte de Tonnerre" hand picked, and unlike the vast majority of the remaining farms, very early, Francois noted that early grapes exceeds in quality late harvest grapes. The wine is fermented in steel tanks and aged in oak barrels (which is why critics point out that wine domain Francois Raveno more like the taste of the wine from the Cote d'Or, than their neighbors), the average age is 7-8 years old barriques. They wine is aged for about 18 months and then bottled.

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: 5-10 years
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