Category: Dry white
Appellation: Chablis (Burgundy region)
Grapes: Chardonnay (100%)
Farming: Organic (non-certified)
About the wine: South facing, 38 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: Beautiful color, notes of citrus, white flowers and saline characteristics. Clotilde's Chablis is pristine, plenty of texture with notes of lemon and quince. Mineral, vibrant with good tension and lengh calling for another sip, benchmark AOC Chablis!
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.