Tim Atkin, Master of Wine: Vintage 2017, 91/100
Allen Meadows, The ultimate Burgudy: Mentioned
Category: Dry white
Appellation: Chablis (Burgundy region)
Grapes: Chardonnay (100%)
Farming: Organic (non-certified)
About the wine: South facing, 37 years old vines planted in 1983 in the village of Courgis next door to the winery in Prehy. Terroir of Kimmeridgien from Jurassic era, full of small fossilized oysters from the time when the sea covered the Paris Basin. Aged in tanks 8 to 12 months on lees. No oak.
Taste like: Bright clear color, notes of citrus, white flowers and sea characteristics. Clotilde's Chablis is pristine and textured with notes of lemon. A great success, mineral, vibrant with good tension and lengh.
When to drink: Drink now or in the next 10 years after vintage.
Service: 8 to 10 C degrees in large burgundy glass.
Food match: Oyster, sushi, goat cheese, shellfish, fish, veal, snails, parsleyed ham, smoked trout and pungent washed-rind cheeses.