Domaine Philippe Goulley, Burgundy

Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume, 2017



Varietal: Chardonnay

Kimmeridgian (Argilo – Calcaire)

Right bank of the river “Serein”.
South facing on hillsides with 20% slope.
Altitude medium-size: between 140 and 165 m.
Aspect on the frozen springs: important.

Density of plantation: 5700 feet per hectare.
Cut: double Guyot
Maximum yield: 55 hectolitres per hectare.
Upkeep of the grounds by ploughing and digging.
Organic culture only.

Harvest in September.
Inflatable press, filling by gravity.
Complete vinification in 4 years old barrels from Burgundy.
Farmed on thin dregs. Filtered slightly on argile.
Combined using bentonite.
Lightly filtered on argile. No animal products.
Bottled 12 months after harvest.

Pale yellow appearance with green sheens.
Open nose with floral notes.
In the mouth, sharp attack with lots of delicacy marked by a taste of acacia.
Really good structure with grilled and honey notes.

Drinkable between 5 and 7 years. Wonderful with a grilled bar or a spiny lobster.