Wine Billaud-Simon, Chablis Premier Cru "Mont de Milieu" Vieille Vigne, 2013
Reviews of purchase Billaud-Simon, Chablis Premier Cru "Mont de Milieu" Vieille Vigne, 2013
Wine bright golden-yellow color with greenish reflections.
Taste wine generous and powerful, perfectly balanced, with a pleasant acidity, fruitiness and mild expressive nuances of fresh mineral aftertaste.
Intense and expressive aroma of the wine reveals rich notes of ripe fruit, which are dominated by shades of apple, pear, peach and citronella.
Wine is an excellent aperitif, it goes well with crabs, oysters and other seafood. It can be served with dishes of guinea fowl, fish fillets St. Pierre kervelevym butter, quail terrine, tartlets with cheese and ham, mature cheeses, salad with peaches on brioche or lemon meringue.
Highlights of wine Chablis Premier Cru "Mont de Milieu Vieille Vigne" is made of Chardonnay grapes harvested from vines whose age is not less than 15 years. Fermented wine in stainless steel tanks under strictly controlled temperature. Excerpt young wine is made in the same compartment. This process of wine making allows you to save all the subtlety and mineral flavors and aromatic shades.
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 was named "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 Part of oak barrels used for aging wine, has been replaced by stainless steel tanks with temperature control system.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.