Wine Domaine Jean Collet et Fils Chablis Grand Cru Valmur 2008
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Reviews of purchase Domaine Jean Collet et Fils Chablis Grand Cru Valmur 2008
The wine has a pale yellow color with a greenish tint.
The wine has a refined taste with mineral tones.
Delicate fruity aroma.
Perfect with lobster, shrimp, fish, such as halibut especially. Excellent addition to grilled white meat and goat cheese.
Chablis appellation is located on soils dating from the Second Jurassic era and called "Cimmerian", the main component of which is 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.
Vineyards Grand Cru Valmur located in the central part of the hill Grand Cru. Located on the right bank of the River Serein, surrounded by the best continental climate.
The average age of the vines - 34 years. Production of about 3500 bottles a year. Used only manual harvesting. Fermentation and maceration in French oak barrels, each with 228 liters - oak from Allier region. Aging Grand Cru Valmur slow because it reveals the fullness of flavor and aroma to 5-8 years, but under certain conditions, aging can occur faster.
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 since the 18th century, but the domain was founded only in 1952.
Lots of vineyards Domaine Jean Collet et Fils 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 grown 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.