Pale gold in colour. This traditional style of Chablis is made from old Chardonnay vines grown in the prestige 1er Cru vineyard 'Fourneaux'. It has fresh, floral aromas of apple blossom combined with a creamy texture and distinct mineral complexity. A touch of oak here creates a sublime lifted palate of melon, and citrus fruits. The epitome of elegance.
Domaine Gautheron 1er Cru Chablis, Les Fourneaux
for the equivalent of £27.25 a bottle
CASE OF 6 BOTTLES
Grower: Domaine Alain Gautheron
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Style: Floral and Creamy
Alcohol: 13% ABV
Bottle Size: 75cl
3 in stock
Domaine Gautheron is located in Fleys, a village of 150 inhabitants surrounded by Chablis eastern hills. It covers 30 hectares of vines under three AOP: Petit Chablis, Chablis and Chablis Premier Cru on four climats: Vaucoupin, Les Fourneaux, Mont de Milieu and L’Homme Mort. This estate is a family owned and operated business for more than seven generations. The Domaine makes traditional Chablis, with fermentation and maturation avoiding wood to preserve the fresh steely flavours and unique influence of the chalky vineyard soils. The old vine cuvees exceed 65 years old and are partly matured in oak. Today Cyril Gautheron, supported by his father Alain, is making one of the appellation’s finest wines. Cyril Gautheron focusses on the expression of terroir to make graceful wines, which respect the crispy and traditional characteristics of Chablis. From the classical Chablis to the crystal-cut Premier Cru climat wines, the Domaine is highly recognized.