2021 Christophe et Fils Fourchaume Chablis Premier Cru, France

2021 Christophe et Fils Fourchaume Chablis Premier Cru, France

$49.99

Varietal/Blend: Chardonnay

Vineyard Area: From vines planted in 1981 north of Chablis

Soil: Kimmeridgian limestone

Elevation: 400 feet

Exposure: South

Vinification: Manual harvest and fermented with wild yeasts (allowing a full malolactic fermentation) in a combination of 80% stainless steel and the remaining in 228-liter oak barrels, of which very little is new. In colder vintages, there might be some battonage but only on the wine aged in steel tanks.

Maturation: 12 months — 80% in stainless steel and 20% in oak barrels from new to three previous wines

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