Chablis Colette Gros, Domaine Alain Gautheron

Chablis Colette Gros, Domaine Alain Gautheron

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Bright, floral and pure. Complex palate, fresh lovely elegance and a mineral finish

NAME OF WINE: Colette Gros Chablis
NAME OF ESTATE/DOMAINE: Domaine Alain Gautheron
VINTAGE: 2017
ABV: 12.5%

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NAME OF WINE: Colette Gros Chablis
NAME OF ESTATE/DOMAINE: Domaine Alain Gautheron
VINTAGE: 2017
ABV: 12.5%
NAME OF VIGNERON: Alain and Cyril Gautheron
LOCATION: Fleys, 4km from the village of Chablis
GRAPE/BLEND: 100% Chardonnay
SUSTAINABLE/ORGANIC/BIODYNAMIC In organic conversion.
SUITABLE FOR VEGETARIANS/VEGANS: Yes
ALLERGENS (EGGS AND/OR MILK): Neither

TASTING NOTE: White gold with greenish reflections. Bright, floral and pure. Aromas of flowers, peach and apricot developing to citronella notes and a touch of butter. The palate is complex and fresh with lovely elegance and a mineral finish.

(LOCAL) FOOD RECOMMENDATION: andouillette chablisienne, snails, or any seafood

SHORT HISTORY: The Gautheron family has been cultivating vines in Chablis for five generations. The current head of the Domaine Alain Gautheron who works alongside his son, Cyril, in an effort to carry on the family’s traditions.

(MICRO)CLIMATE: cooler than the rest of Burgundy. Continental climate – warm summers and cold winters, often with sudden frosts as late as April or May

TERROIR: Kimmeridgean Clay. The vines are 15-56 years old and are planted on slopes facing north-north east.

VITICULTURE: The Gautheron family are engaged in conversion to organic viticulture. They embrace a philosophy of respect for terroir and the environment. Reducing the use of chemicals, working the soil, stimulating the natural defences of the vine and working by hand.

VINIFICATION:

  •   Machine harvest

  •   Grapes are lightly pressed

  •   Must is allowed to settle naturally

  •   Fermentation in stainless steel vats

  •   Temperature controlled