Wine Billaud-Simon, Chablis Grand Cru "Vaudesir", 2009
Wine brilliant golden yellow color with greenish hues.
Soft, rounded taste of wine charms light mineral notes of peach and bitterness in a long aftertaste.
The aroma of wine is saturated with bright notes of plum, pineapple, quince, peach.
Wine is served to the mousse scorpion fish with shrimp, foie gras, guinea fowl with bacon and sweet peppers, fresh and mature cheeses, roasted in honey dates, vanilla ice cream.
Elegant wine Chablis Grand Cru "Vaudesir" created from Chardonnay grapes harvested by hand with 20-year-old vines. After careful sorting berries held at a controlled temperature fermentation in stainless steel tanks, and exposure of young wine goes in the "Fayette" - small oak barrels, which gives the taste of wine aristocracy and nobility.
History Domaine Billaud-Simon began about 200 years ago, when Charles-Louis Billot Noel decided to create a winery "Domaine de Maison Blanche". By 1945, the economy has expanded considerably, thanks to the efforts of Jean Billaud and his father-in-Jules Simon, and was named "Domain Billaud-Simon." The art of making great wines passed down from generation to generation. In 1990, Samuel Billot, the great-grandson of Jules Simon and the grandson of Jean Billaud, began to introduce in the process of wine production the latest technological developments, as well as a winery equipped with the latest equipment. Part of oak barrels used for aging wine, has been replaced by stainless steel tanks with temperature control system. Pneumatic presses, stainless steel replaced the old wooden mechanical presses. Now winery resembles a real science lab, which uses the latest high-tech methods of vinification.
Vineyards Domain Billaud-Simon have the most favorable geographical location in Chablis, as are the northernmost vineyards of Burgundy. But, at the same time, this arrangement brings some dangers, such as a greater likelihood of spring frosts. Therefore, many vineyards on the right bank of Chablis equipped with heaters that can raise the air temperature of 5-6 ° C and, thus, contribute to the preservation of the crop. With the release of wines based on knowledge, skill and competence undeniable wine farms in the Domain Billaud-Simon got her own original style. True masterpieces - white wines from Chardonnay, they enjoyed great success both at home and around the world, making the sale of wine from a purely commercial enterprise the opportunity to tell the world about the art of living in French.