Bovier & Flis Chablis 1er Cru
(UPC # 641586333337)
Of course France is famous for its red wines from Bordeaux. But the whites are quite popular, especially the wines of the Chardonnay grapes from Burgundy Chablis from Bouvier & Fils. This wine comes in the classic, pale green burgundy bottle so the label shows Nouveau applications on Conqueror paper.
Grape variety(ies): Chardonnay: Burgundy’s leading grape variety.
Origin: Grown in vineyards located in the Yonne area, Chablis Premier Cru wines are produced in hamlets carefully selected for their geographical location and the quality of their produce.
Soil: Deep tertiary soil, slightly sandy.
Vinification: Traditional with manual harvest. Once harvested, the grapes are pressed and go through alcoholic fermentation at low temperature (circa 20ºC). The wine is then racked, strained and bottled.
Colour: Striking lemony white.
Nose: Highly expressive with fruity notes in evidence.
Palate: Good aromatic strength, good length.
Recommendations: This wine will complement fish, poultry, white meats and cured meats.
Serving condition: 59ºF Just like The bouquet is typical of French white wines: fresh, light and fruity with very little vanilla flavor. The tongue also confirmed this perception of the nose. On top is appropriated to the wine a mineral, almost metallic flavor. Is it possible to explain, but easy to understand when drinking. The wine has a pleasant slightly despite its 12 percent alcohol by volume. In the wine a slight residual acid is present, which provides just the "freshness", without being too intrusive.