OENOFOROS Product Details 0466 Oenoforos Marcel Servin Chablis "Vieilles Vignes" Cuvee Massale 2018/2019
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Country: France, Bourgogne, Chablis
Grape Varieties:
Age Of Vineyards: 57 years

Geology & Soils:
Marls and calcareous clayey from the kimmeridgien period.

Vinification: 100% manual harvested. Static settling. 50% fermentation`s in stainless steel tanks and 50% in oak barrels. Malolactic fermentation completed. Clarification by racking and fining agent, 1 filtration.

Tasting Notes: The robe is soft yellow with golden green reflections. The nose is complex and mineral blended with fresh yellow fruits. The attack on the palate is fresh and well balanced. The mouth is rich and round. An excellent length and richness on the finish give this wine a superb typicity.

Service: Seafood, especially shellfish, or poultry with sauce. Serve between 10-12°C.

This vineyard, situated in the lieu-dit of Les Pargues, was replanted over 40 years ago using a technique of propagation whereby cuttings for the vines were selected from the best vines already in the vineyard and not from a clone. This rarely used technique is known as “Selection Massale”. These old uncloned vines produce extremely tiny yields and express a diversity of aromas from the Chablisien terroir.

Case Bottles: 6
Product Id: 0466




Available Stock: 65 items
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The Grape
Chardonnay is the "Big Daddy" of white wine grapes and one of the most widely planted in the world. It is suited to a wide variety of soils, though it excels in soils with a high limestone content as found in Champagne, Chablis, and the Côte D`Or.

Burgundy is Chardonnay`s spiritual home and the best White Burgundies are dry, rich, honeyed wines with marvelous poise, elegance and balance. They are unquestionably the finest dry white wines in the world. Chardonnay plays a crucial role in the Champagne blend, providing structure and finesse, and is the sole grape in Blanc de Blancs.

It is quantitatively important in California and Australia, is widely planted in Chile and South Africa, and is the second most widely planted grape in New Zealand. In warm climates Chardonnay has a tendency to develop very high sugar levels during the final stages of ripening and this can occur at the expense of acidity. Late picking is a common problem and can result in blowsy and flabby wines that lack structure and definition.

Recently in the New World, we have seen a move towards more elegant, better- balanced and less oak-driven Chardonnays, and this is to be welcomed.