Billaud-Simon Chablis Grand Cru 'Preuses' 2015

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About This Wine

Light yellow with a golden core. The nose is rich yet delicate and dominated by mineral, creamy, floral, honeyed notes and dried fruits. The initial flavour is precise followed by a powerful and distinctive mid-palate that reveals its clay-limestone terroir. Citrus notes blend with mineral and iodized flavors in this remarkable wine from an exceptional terroir.

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Type White Wine
Varietal(s) Chardonnay
Country France
Region Burgundy
Appellation Chablis
Brand Billaud-Simon
Vintage 2015

Wines of Chablis

Arguably the most uniquely tasting Chardonnay in the world, most people are blown away to discover this special type of Chardonnay for the first time. The cool climate region produces wines with more acidity and less fruit flavours, but a unique flinty note derived from the soils.

Although considered a part of the Burgundy wine region, Chablis is closer in distance to Champagne which it shares an exceedingly rare and unique soil with. Kimmeridgian soil is not found anywhere else in the world except in southern England, Champagne and Chablis. A 180-million-year-old geologic formation of decomposed clay and limestone, containing tiny fossilized oyster shells, this soil type produces wines full of minerality, salinity, intensity, and finesse.

In Chablis they use a similar ranking system to that of Burgundy. From Grand Crus at the top, to Premier Crus, to Chablis and Petit Chablis at the bottom.

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