William Fevre Chablis 2014 75cl

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Country France
Region Burgundy
Brand William Fevre
Grape Variety Chardonnay
Size 75cl
ABV 12.5%
Closure Type Cork
Vintage 2014
Maturity Drink now and up to 2018
Food Match Oysters, seafood, grilled fish, light-to-medium-flavoured courses.
Style Dry, Fresh and Full
Combining lovely fruitiness with an attractive freshness and characteristic minerality, Chablis is a wine region with global renown. Domaine William F�vre�s vineyards sit on Kimmeridgian subsoil and enjoy ideal exposures for the production of a very fine wine. This Chablis has a very elegant bouquet, developing citrus, white-fleshed fruit and floral notes. Fresh and supple, the wine is marked by mineral notes that are typical of the appellation.
Country Of Origin: France
1959, the year in which William F�vre declared his first crop, marked the birth of the domain. Descended from a family which had lived in the Chablis region for over 250 years, it was only natural that he set up as a winemaker with 7 hectares of vineyards.

Over the years the domain has acquired new vineyards in Chablis, all located in the historic terroirs. William F�vre has become one of the biggest land owners in Chablis with 78 hectares of prestigious vineyards, of which 15.9 are classified as Premiers Crus and 15.2 as Grand Crus.

Made up of 78 hectares and 90 separate parcels, Domaine William F�vre�s vineyards enjoy both a great complexity and incredible richness. The steep, rocky slopes that extend to the right and left bank of the river Serein are the birthplace to a history which spans over one hundred and fifty million years. This is where the unique Kimmeridgian terroir, alternating marl and marly limestone, embues Chablis with minerality and great freshness. These are vinous characteristics, envied and often imitated around the world, but never matched.

To preserve their environment, the vineyards are carefully managed. Limiting yields is a given, and the vines have been cultivated using organic methods for many years. The domain carries out harvesting by hand in small crates followed by rigorous sorting, and pays close attention to detail at every stage of the process.

Country Of Origin: France

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