- View: is straw yellow.
- Nose: mineral and citrus notes such as lemon and lime, floral notes evolve with butter and spices.
- Mouth: is fruity and fresh. Lingering and volume. Final complex.
APPELLATION: Chablis, Burgundy, France.
VINEYARD: Domaine Bernard Defaix. Their vines over 20 hectares in the name Chablis, are part of the family tradition Defaix Bernard, wine growers since 1959, who have been characterized by making their processes with biological principles, without using herbicides for example. Clay soils-limestone and its cool climate are ideal for the varietal.
AGING its alcoholic and malolactic fermentation it is carried out in stainless steel tanks or oak barrels respecting typicality, with its lees for 8 to 12 months.
PREPARATION: for the winemaking process have a harvesting machine, the Chardonnay grapes are transported to the winery for pressing. The juice is separated from the crop preventing oxidation and empties press. And redefine their classification without crushed grapes and juice are ordered.
PAIRING: lobster, crab, fish, seafood and pork. smooth and soft cheeses.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 15 - 17ºC
“Grapes: 100% Chardonnay
Country: France - Burgundy
Contents: 0, 375 l
Soft pressing and slow to extract the juice.
Slow fermentation at 20 ° C on the lees.
Daily temperature controls during fermentation.
Maturation and Aging:
The wine is kept on the lees for 8 to 12 months. Yeasts are regularly released into the circulation during the first six months to enrich the wine's structure. The wine is made entirely in stainless steel tanks to preserve freshness and wine typical.
Tasting and advice:
The color is particularly bright. In the aromas are dominant mineral notes in combination with delicate hints of citrus (lemons and grapefruits). In good freshness and persistence taste.
It should be drunk within 2 to 3 years. Serve at 11 ° C.”
“I celebrated a special occasion with Bernard Defaix Chablis and my couple. The Bernard Defaix Chablis and cheese, good combination. Of a very light yellow colour. I am no expert on flowers, but Bernard Defaix Chablis reminded me daffodil. Fat wine with red fruit flavours.
Acquired directly at the vineyard.”
“Lemon and lime aromas with a hint of spice. Dry and steely with flavours of lemon and honey offset by a certain richness and complex finish.Didier and Helene Defaix dedication to quality enables the potential of each terroir to fully express itself through fine, powerful and distinguished wines, which have a succulence of texture married to serious intensity of flavour that makes them delicious young yet also capable of considerable cellaring. Grapes: 100% ChardonnayRegion: France / Burgundy / Chablis ACMaker: Didier DefaixNotes: Classic Chablis nose of lemon and lime with a hint of spice. Dry and steely with flavours of lemon and honey offset by a certain richness and complex finish.Serve: At 12-14c with grilled fish or white meats with cream sauceABV: 12.5%”