Chablis 1er Cru Montmains "les Butteaux" 2016

chablis - burgundy, France

 

VARIETAL: 100% Chardonnay

VINEYARD: 40 years old vines in the Butteaux section of the Montmain Premier Cru climat; located on the summit of a slope with fast draining, poor soils of limestone, clay and marine fossils, as the area was a sea floor 150 million years ago 

WINEMAKING: Traditional fermentation with native yeast in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks for 11 months

PRODUCTION: 540-725 cases/year

TASTING NOTES: Pale yellow color with green reflections. Pure, exceptional mineral aromas of flint and chalk that develop and mellow into floral notes as the wine ages. The mouth is vibrant with continued minerality. 

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