Chablis Grand Cru Grenouille 2014, Domaine Testut

CHAB030
A great Grenouilles this vintage, from a small plot of only 0.31 ha planted with 51 year old vines. 83% was fermented in steel tank with the remaining 17% in 600 litre oak that will integrate over time.
Type:
Vintage:
2014
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 2018-2022
Closure Type:
Cork
£69.99
 

Domaine Testut

We have worked closely with Cyril Testut for many years now. Quiet, considered and deeply passionate about his 13ha domaine, he is the proprietor of one of the real jewels of the Chablis region that sites in the top echelons of the Chablis hierarchy. His Chablis vineyards are perfectly situated - squeezed between the Grand Cru Blanchot and the 1er Cru of Montée de Tonnerre. It is arguably the finest Chablis AC vineyard in the region. The small parcel of the famous Grand Cru Grenouilles returned to the Testut family only a few years ago. Back in 1970’s the vineyards were leased, due to internal family squabbles, and were held by William Fèvre for 30 years. It is now back in the hands of one of Chablis’ finest domaines.

Tasting Notes

The bouquet is flowery and elegant with only a slight whiff of oak that will integrate over time. The palate is rich yet elegant with a classic steeliness that gives the wine an impressive rigidity. Fabulous.

Food Matches

Try with sauteed frogs legs with garlic butter.

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