Wine Billaud-Simon, Chablis AOC, 2014
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Reviews of purchase Billaud-Simon, Chablis AOC, 2014
Wine beautiful golden-yellow color with greenish highlights.
Clean, fresh and balanced taste of the wine has a soft texture, light citrus and mineral notes, delicate fruity aftertaste.
The aroma of wine entices with bright notes of lemon, rubble, smoke and grapefruit.
Refreshing Chablis will be an excellent addition to dishes of salmon and steelhead, trout or flounder fillets with mussels, jellied tongue, lentil salad with bacon, chicken, poached in white wine, cheese ravioli, pasta with mushrooms, pies with cheese and bacon, souffle of red fruits, creme brulee with anise.
Elegant wine from Chablis Domain Billaud-Simon made from Chardonnay grapes harvested from vines whose age is 15-25 years. Fermented wine in stainless steel tanks under strictly controlled temperature. They also conducted subsequent exposure of young wine for 6-8 months.
History Domaine Billaud-Simon began about 200 years ago, when Charles-Louis Billot Noel decided to create a winery "Domaine de Maison Blanche". By 1945, the economy has expanded considerably, thanks to the efforts of Jean Billaud and his father-in-Jules Simon, and has been called Domain Billaud-Simon. The art of making great wines passed down from generation to generation. In 1990, Samuel Billot, the great-grandson of Jules Simon and the grandson of Jean Billaud, began to introduce in the process of wine production the latest technological developments, as well as a winery equipped with the latest equipment. Part of oak barrels used for aging wine, has been replaced by stainless steel tanks with temperature control system. Pneumatic presses, stainless steel replaced the old wooden mechanical presses. Now winery resembles a real science lab, which uses the latest high-tech methods of vinification.
Vineyards Domain Billaud-Simon have the most favorable geographical location in Chablis, as are the northernmost vineyards of Burgundy. But, at the same time, this arrangement brings some dangers, such as a greater likelihood of spring frosts. Therefore, many vineyards on the right bank of Chablis equipped with heaters that can raise the air temperature of 5-6 ° C and, thus, contribute to the preservation of the crop. With the release of wines based on knowledge, skill and competence undeniable wine farms in the Domain Billaud-Simon got her own original style. True masterpieces - white wines from Chardonnay, they enjoyed great success both at home and around the world, making the sale of wine from a purely commercial enterprise the opportunity to tell the world about the art of living in French.