Wine Domaine Jean Collet et Fils, Chablis 1er Cru "Montee de Tonnerre", 2013, 375 ml
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Vintages and volumes
Wine shiny gold color.
Noble wine with a soft, fruity taste, well-balanced minerality and a long finish.
The aroma of the wine reveals subtle notes of apricot and tropical sun pineapple.
Wine perfectly complements seafood and fish cooked on the grill.
Chardonnay - this is the only grape from which the wine region of Chablis. Chablis wines are considered to be some of the best white wines. In Chablis wine grape varieties Chardonnay reveals its elegance and minerality, which have no analogues in the world. Appellason Chablis is located on soils dating from the Second Jurassic era and called "Cimmerian", which is the main component of marl, containing a large number of marine fossils. A distinctive feature of the soils of Chablis is the presence of "Exogyra Virgula" - fossilized oysters, which gives the wine a refined minerality.
Vineyards Premier Cru "Montee de Tonnerre" located on the right bank of the river Serein near Grand Cru. The soil of these places has a color from white to light gray, not very stony subsoil "Cimmerian". The average age of the vines - 33 years. Climate - continental, with hot, dry summers and long harsh winter. When growing vineyards avoid the use of polluting products such as herbicides. Applied mechanical soil cultivation with manual processing of vineyards. Spin grapes carried pneumatic press under the brand name "Sutter". Fermentation and maceration wines "Montee de Tonnerre" held in French oak barrels from the Allier region 228 liters each at a temperature of 16 ° C. Bottling - 16 months after maceration. Wine Premier Cru "Montee de Tonnerre" better disclose all of his qualities within 3-6 years after bottling.
Domaine Jean Collet et Fils - one of the most famous wine producers in the region of Chablis. Currently owns farm Gilles Collet, representing the third generation of the family Collet, he also helps his son Romain. Colle family owns the vineyards since the 18th century, but the domain was founded only in 1952.
Lots of vineyards Domaine Jean Collet et Fils located on the slopes of the best right and left banks of the river Serein, giving the wines a generous character and charm. The care with which the harvest, culture grape growing and winemaking - all this is also a great advantage wines of Chablis. The philosophy of wine Domaine Jean Collet et Fils is manifested in diligence in the treatment of vines and carefully controlled during manufacture of wine, in order to more fully convey the unique terroir of Chablis. Since 1999, the site of Chablis is grown according to the principles of organic farming: organic fertilizers are used exclusively with the phytosanitary treatments, mechanical cultivation of the soil and the garter vine Guyot method.