Chablis Grand Cru Les Grenouilles 2015, Domaine Testut

CHAB050
A small plot of only 0.31ha planted with 52 year old vines. The palate is impressive, rich wth a classic steeliness.
Type:
Vintage:
2015
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
100% Chardonnay
Genre:
Style:
Dry
ABV:
13%
Producer:
Region:
Country:
France
Sub Region:
Chablis
Sub Sub Region:
Chablis
Body:
Elegant, crisp and delicate
Drinking Window:
Drink from 2020
Closure Type:
Cork
£41.99
 

Domaine Testut

In 1998, Cyril Testut took over the family Domain, established by his father Philippe Testut in 1967. The Domain and vineyards are located in the historic heart of the vineyards traditionally defined by the Cistercian monks. Highly developed root system of vines from Testut Domain draw deep richness of the soil mineral iodine which has led to the great reputation of this Chablis wine.

Tasting Notes

The bouquet is rich and intense, absorbing well the oak ageing. The palate is impressive, rich with a classic steeliness that gives the wine an impressive rigidity.

Food Matches

Great paired with sea bream with ratatouille and brown rice.

Vinification

The wine is made using 52 year old vines. 83% was fermented in steel tank with the remaining 17% in 600 litre oak barrels.