Grape Variety : Chardonnay
Soil : Limestone
Site : Les Preuses is the Grand Cru of Chablis at the Northern end of the Grand Cru area. It is one of the smallest Grand Cru Climat and covers 11.4 ha. The vines selected by Chanson are ideally located right in the heart of the plot. This brings to the wine the specific minerality of this terroir.
The Vintage 2009 : After a cold winter and a beautiful spring, the hot summer was interrupted by stormy intervals which fortuitously took place when needed and thus facilitated growth and good maturation of the grapes. Harvest began early September with excellent weather conditions. Aging in oak (demi-muids) during 11 months.
Tasting : Gold colour. Floral fragrances mixed with aromas of pear and green hazelnut. Delicate vanilla note. Expressive minerality. Well balanced and generous. Beautiful texture. Deep and dense. Linear minerality and well-integrated acidity. Pure and straightforward aftertaste.
Food pairing : Foie gras, shellfish, fish, white meat as well as some goat cheeses.