Wine Domaine Jean Collet et Fils, Chablis 1er Cru "Montmains", 2016
Reviews of purchase Domaine Jean Collet et Fils, Chablis 1er Cru "Montmains", 2016
The wine has a light straw yellow color with greenish sparks.
On the palate the wine there are shades of melon, yellow plum and subtle nuances of grapefruit. Wine is not too juicy, but with a good level of acidity and moderate length mineral aftertaste.
Elegant, slightly buttery floral aroma of the wine complemented with light mineral notes.
The wine goes well with trout with cream sauce or sea language Manera, poultry and cheeses.
Chardonnay - this is the only grape from which the wine of Chablis, considered to be one of the best white wines. In Chablis wine grape varieties Chardonnay reveals its unique elegance and minerality, which have no analogues in the world.
Appellason Chablis is located on soils dating from the Second Jurassic era and called "Cimmerian", which is the main component of marl, containing a large number of marine fossils. A distinctive feature of the soils of Chablis is the presence of "Exogyra Virgula" - fossilized oysters, which gives the wine a refined minerality.
Vineyard Premier Cru "Montmains" is located along the southern tip of the so-called "Paris Basin" - Plain, which stretches to the north of France and occupies a large part of the country. Local sedimentary soils formed in the Jurassic period on the seabed about 180 million years ago. The soil consists of alternating layers of very dense and hard Cretaceous limestone and soft clay, combined with fossilized remains of marine plants and animals. The average age of the vines -25 years. When growing vineyards avoid the use of herbicides. Applied mechanical cultivation of the soil. Spin grapes carried pneumatic press. Fermentation and maceration wines Premier Cru "Montmains" held in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 16 ° C. The wine is bottled in July of the year following the year of harvest.
Wine Chablis Premiers Crus "Monmen" 2010 has good potential, and the best period of its use - from 2012 to 2018. Vintage 2010 won the bronze medal at the competition "International Wine Challenge" in 2012, a silver in the contest "Japan Wine Challenge, 2013".
Domaine Jean Collet et Fils - one of the most famous wine producers in the region of Chablis. Currently owns farm Gilles Collet, representing the third generation of the family Collet, he also helps his son Romain. Colle family owns the vineyards from the XVIII century, but the domain was founded only in 1952.
Lots of vineyards Domain Jean Collet e Fiss located on the slopes of the best right and left banks of the river Serein, giving the wines a generous character and charm. The care with which the harvest, culture grape growing and winemaking - all this is also a great advantage wines of Chablis. The philosophy of wine Domaine Jean Collet et Fils is manifested in diligence in the treatment of vines and carefully controlled during manufacture of wine, in order to more fully convey the unique terroir of Chablis. Since 1999, the site of Chablis is processed according to the principles of organic farming: organic fertilizers are used exclusively with the phytosanitary treatments, mechanical cultivation of the soil and the garter vine Guyot method.