Chablis "Terroir de Chablis", Piuze
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Chablis "Terroir de Chablis", Piuze - 2022

Item # 36039 750mL

The Terroir de Chablis cuvée from Patrick Piuze comes from two parcels, both north-facing and very near the delectable 1er Cru, Montmains. It's fresh and rich on the palate and drinks well immediately. Fermented and aged in tank.

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Staff Pick Notes

Ready for this? Over 90% of Chablis vineyards are machine harvested. No, there's nothing wrong with machines, per se. I mean, must we always romanticize wine production? But Piuze's devotion to 100% hand harvesting and his exclusive use of old vines grown within the original Chablis designation imbue his wines with a focus and concentration rarely captured at such a modest price. Yes Piuze.

- JAM

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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Glossary

Burgundy

The range of wine styles offered in Burgundy rivals that of any other region. In Chablis, Chardonnay is left unoaked to produce lean, crisp, steely wines with incredible acidity - a far cry from the vanilla-oak bombs that so many consumers associate with this grape. Fans of rich, unctuous, and well-oaked Chardonnay will enjoy Chassagne-Montrachet, whose age-worthy offerings offer all the fatness of a California wine, yet retain a very Burgundian, mineral-driven core and great acidity....

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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 world. It is a flexible, eager-to-please grape, responding well to just about anything a winemaker...

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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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