Chablis "Terroir de la Chapelle", Piuze

Chablis "Terroir de la Chapelle", Piuze - 2018

Item # 42658 750mL
$31.96/ Single Bottle
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$383.52 $345.17/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

A unique and rare way to understand the myriad of terroirs in Chablis is to work through the cuvées of Patrick Piuze. The Terroir de la Chapelle comes from a plateau on the left bank of the Serein river - just across from Fourchaume. The vines are older, planted in 1974. A fresh and lively Chablis that was fermented and aged in tank.


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About the Producer

Patrick Piuze Chablis, France Patrick Piuze was born in 1973. He is Canadian, from Quebec, and born into a middle class family with no ties to the viticultural world. As a young adult, he met Marc Chapoutier. The famous vigneron from Southern Rhône changed his life. With his help, Patirck gained his first viticultural experiences. Chapoutier connected him to wineries all over the New World, in...

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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Burgundy

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Chardonnay

From Champagne to Chablis, it's hard (not to mention unpleasant) to avoid this famous white variety. During a huge popularity surge beginning in the late 1980s, Chardonnay plantings have increased dramatically -- not only in California's wine country, with which the variety is nearly synonymous, but also in Burgundy (its original, Old World home) and just about everywhere else in the winemaking...

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Terroir

“Terroir” means earth or soil in French. In the wine world, terroir refers to the physical conditions of a region, a vineyard site, or any parcel of vine-populated land. Terroir is the interplay between soil and climate and the impact of these elements on a wine. 


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