Petit Chablis, Moreau-Naudet
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Organic

Petit Chablis, Moreau-Naudet - 2017

Item # 34962 750mL
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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

Inspired by the likes of Dagueneau and Dauvissat, this soulful Chablis has incredible character. The combination of old vines and a long élevage gives the wine depth, complexity and ageability. The energy behind this wine is incredible and giving.


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Staff Pick Notes

Petit Chablis is a small appellation located in the surroundings of Chablis, in the commune of the Chablis appellation. Stephane Moreau was considered a future big star of Chablis, but he tragically passed away on August 2016. Now it is Virginie, Stephane's widow, who manages the domaine. The reason why this Petit Chablis is special is the dirt where it grows--the soil is not the Portlandian type but indeed the famous Kimmeridgian that gives Chablis all its prestige, with a distinctive minerality. Saline and stone fruits are dominant, with lemon to balance. Great acidity and crisp minerality create a long finish. This is the wine to pair with white fish en sauce.

- MB

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