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Chablis Premier Cru
"Montée de Tonnerre"
2014

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"Montée de Tonnerre" 2014 Bouteille
  • Appellation

    Appellation Premier Cru

  • Grape variety

    100 % Chardonnay.

  • Soil

    Kimmeridgian clay & limestone.

  • Average age of the vines

    35 years.

  • Yield

    58 hl/ha.

  • Vinification

    Fermented in stainless steel tank, between 17°C and 21°C

  • Ageing

    12 months on fine lees.

  • Ageing

    4-8 years.

  • Serving Temperature

    Between 10° & 12°C.

  • Situation

    This vineyard found on the right-hand bank of the Serein river has a south-westerly aspect. This area produces an unusual wine of exceptional quality and mineral purity that ages well.

  • Tasting and food pairings

    It is the most well-rounded of the Premier Crus in that it possesses all the required elements: minerality, floral notes, boldness and richness. It is well-structured and sophisticated, with power, elegance and subtlety as well as complex aromas. It is the most masculine of the Premier Crus. This wine requires ageing.
    Drink with: grilled langoustines, fish in sauce, white meats

  • Press reviews

    Chablis Premier Cru Montée de Tonnerre 2014 - Wine Advocate - 90/100.

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    • Chablis Premier Cru Montée de Tonnerre 2014 - Wine Advocate - 90/100.

      The 2014 Chablis 1er Cru Montée de Tonnerre has a floral bouquet with white petal scents infusing the citrus fruit. The palate is ripe and rounded on the entry, with peach skin and dried mango notes; the acidity is nicely judged and cuts through the waxy textured finish. This is a pithy style of Chablis, but it is well made and I can see it benefiting from another 12-24 months in bottle.
      Drink 2017-2027.

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