Wine Domaine Jean Collet et Fils, Petit Chablis, 2009
Reviews of purchase Domaine Jean Collet et Fils, Petit Chablis, 2009
The wine is light yellow in color.
The wine has a clean, fresh fruity taste.
The distinctive aroma of the wine is filled with shades of white fruit.
Petit Chablis wine is ideal as an aperitif, as well as addition to fish, poultry, seafood and meat products.
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.
Petit Chablis wine is the first level in the hierarchy AOC Chablis. Petit Chablis vineyards are located on the outskirts of the plateau Willie, the second era of the geological era, "portalandskogo" period, which consists of marly limestone. The average age of the vines - 10 years. Spin grapes carried pneumatic press under the brand name "Sutter". Fermentation and aging of wine is held in stainless steel vats with temperature control. The wine is bottled in June in the year after harvest. Petit Chablis wine better reveals all its qualities at a young age - in the first 2-3 years after bottling.
In 2009, the weather was perfect for ripening. After a long, cold winter, warmed sharply in early April, which provided strong growth of vines. In the second half of May, to establish warm, dry weather, which led to early flowering vine. However, in early June, much colder, though again in July to establish a favorable, albeit slightly rainy weather. This provided a uniform ripening of the grapes. Wonderful weather was in August, and early September during the harvest.
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.