Wine Domaine Bernard Defaix, Chablis Premier Cru "Cote de Lechet" Reserve, 2015
Reviews of purchase Domaine Bernard Defaix, Chablis Premier Cru "Cote de Lechet" Reserve, 2015
Wine pale golden color.
Impressive dry taste different wines rich minerality and acidity powerful, decorated with soft hints of citrus and pear. The finish is long, rigorous.
The wine has an elegant, rich aroma, full of mineral shades and nuances of the sea breeze.
The wine is excellent accompaniment to salmon and other precious fish, as well as - to a bird with cream sauce.
Chablis Premier Cru "Sote de Lechet" Reserve is made from the best clones of Chardonnay, grown on one of the oldest vineyards Domain category Premiers Crus. Age of vines is 50 years. To create a wine selected only the best grapes. Harvested grapes carefully crushed and squeezed juice, which is subjected to slow the natural yeast fermentation at 20 ° C, with daily checks temperature throughout the fermentation period. One of the main features of the vinification is that after the end of fermentation, one of the wine is aged in oak barrels on the lees for 12 months with regular battonazhem, and the other - in stainless steel vats. Before bottling the wine is slightly filtered and stabilized, and then ripen a few months in the bottle.
Vintage 2011 reflects unmatched terroir minerality Côte de Lesha and combines powerful acidity with soft hints of citrus and pear.
Domain Bernard DeFeo - representative of the fourth generation of the family of winegrowers - began its history in 1959 with 2 hectares of land, but over time the area has been increased Domain and now account for more than 26 hectares, being on the best sites in the region of Chablis. Since 1995 Domain govern sons Bernard - Sylvain and Didier DeFeo, they carry out "philosophy of" respect for the soil, the preservation of the natural ecosystem of vineyards, the rejection of herbicides, the use of natural fertilizers. To reduce the yields are generally practiced method of removing the kidney (ebourgeonnage), rather than the "green fee". By the end of the season - thin out the leaves. Ripe berries are carefully harvested by special machines, delivered to the winery where they are pressed, advocated further added thereto specially selected yeast. 90% of the wines vinified in stainless steel vats or in oak barrels. Depending on the Crewe and vintage, the wine is kept 8-12 months. To taste the wine was rich, bright - regularly shaken sediment. Decantation process begins in April with Petit Chablis and Premiers Crus summer ends. Soft lighting, light filtering - wine is ready. Excellent value for money!