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Christopher Piper Wines
1 Silver Street, Ottery St Mary EX11 1DB, Devon

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Chablis 1Er Cru La Fôret

Chablis 1Er Cru La Fret

Ref: A014415

There are many 1er Cru vineyards in Chablis all of which produce a slighty different style. This 1er Cru La Fôret is punctuated by more minerally notes but still with that tell-tale flinty undertone and rapier like acidity. Best enjoyed with a simple roast chicken or smoked salmon. Drink now until 2012.

Established in the early 17th Century, this 10 hectare estate is one of the most ‘senior’ estates in Chablis, both in terms of its reputation and the sheer quality of its wines.

The Pinson brothers’ grandfather, Louis, established the estate’s pedigree in the late 1940’s and became one of the first growers to bottle and sell their own wine. This exemplary family estate is now run by Laurent (who is in charge of wine-making and the cellars) and his brother, Christophe (who is in control of all vineyard and viticultural work).

The vineyards are sensibly replanted, giving an average age of vines a little over 30 years old, whilst tight pruning ensures carefully maintained yields. All the grapes are manually picked and vinification is traditional, with the initial fermentation of all the wines taking place in stainless steel vats and then the Premiers and Grands Crus are transferred to a range of new, and not so new, oak barrels for ageing. This process allows the wines to have a wonderful purity and intensity of fruit (they are not dominated by oak which comes from barrel-fermented Chablis) and a richness which is so often lacking in the wines from this region.

 Contains Sulphites

Region France - Burgundy - Chablis & Auxerre

Grape Chardonnay

Producer Domaine Pinson

Vintage 2015

Eco Warrior  0

Colour White

Dryness Dry

Body Medium Bodied

Food Smoked Fish/Chicken/Vegetarian

Drink Drink Now

Price: 24.64

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