Grape Variety : Chardonnay
Soil : Limestone
Site : Les Preuses is the Grand Cru of Chablis at the Northern end of the Grand Cru area. It is one of the smallest Grand Cru Climat and covers 11.4 ha. The vines selected by Chanson are ideally located right in the heart of the plot. This brings to the wine the specific minerality of this terroir.
The Vintage 2014 : After a cool and rainy winter and a frost episode in April, the warm and dry weather in spring was perfect for the flowering. In July and August the weather was more demanding but it became fine again early September with a true Indian summer which enabled a perfect maturation for the grapes. The harvest took place mid September under a bright sunshine. The white wines develop very pure zesty aromas mixed with floral fragrances. Aging in oak casks (demi-muids) during 10 months.
Tasting : Gold colour. Floral fragrances mixed with citrus fruit aromas. Delicate vanilla note. Expressive minerality. Well-balanced. Taut and precise. Linear minerality and well-integrated acidity. Pure and straightforward aftertaste.
Food pairing : Foie gras, shellfish, fish, white meat as well as some goat cheeses.