Wine Domaine Bernard Defaix, Chablis Premier Cru "Les Vaillons", 2017
Vintages and volumes
The wine is light golden color with olive reflections.
The taste of wine is filled with notes of apple, melon, mineral nuances, with balanced acidity and a long, dry finish.
Complex aroma of the wine reveals fruity and floral notes, hints of mineral.
Fine wine as an aperitif, will complement the dish of fish and seafood. Blends perfectly with sushi and other Asian dishes.
Premier Cru "Les Vaillons" covers several areas named Chablis, some of which are located in the territory of Les Vaillons, and others - in Les Lis. Vineyards in the territory of Le Vayon consist of young and old vines of Chardonnay. Young vines represented the best clones of Chardonnay, so produced wine from them freshness and richness of different flower colors, while wine produced from old vines is characterized by good structure and finesse. Collection and vinification of grapes from each section is separate, and only after the end of fermentation, the wine is blended, and, as a result, was born perfectly balanced, elegant and harmonious Chablis Premier Cru "Les Vaillons".
Domain Bernard DeFeo - representative of the fourth generation of the family of winegrowers - began its history in 1959 with 2 hectares of land, but over time the area has been increased Domain and now account for more than 26 hectares, being on the best sites in the region of Chablis. Since 1995 Domain govern sons Bernard - Sylvain and Didier DeFeo, they carry out "philosophy of" respect for the soil, the preservation of the natural ecosystem of vineyards, the rejection of herbicides, the use of natural fertilizers. To reduce the yields are generally practiced method of removing the kidney (ebourgeonnage), rather than the "green fee". By the end of the season - thin out the leaves. Ripe berries are carefully harvested by special machines, delivered to the winery where they are pressed, advocated further added thereto specially selected yeast. 90% of the wines vinified in stainless steel vats or in oak barrels. Depending on the Crewe and vintage, the wine is kept 8-12 months. To taste the wine was rich, bright - regularly shaken sediment. Decantation process begins in April with Petit Chablis and Premiers Crus summer ends. Soft lighting, light filtering - wine is ready. Excellent value for money.