Chablis 1er Cru

« Fourchaume »

The new child of the Estate is located on the northern bank, neighbouring the Grand Cru « Les Preuses ». Located in what is the vastest Chablis Premier Crus was a fork (fourche) in the road, explaining perhaps this area’s toponymic origins. Another explanation could be that it was named after the gallows, (also known as the fourches à hommes in French) used to hang thieves. In fact, isn’t one of Fourchaumes’s place names called « L’homme mort » (The Dead Man)?

 

« Vintage advent » 2015

Behind a golden robe that flirts with green foliage is the fresh surprise of orange zest. Its initial has a vigorous acidity that is superseded by the ripeness of fruit giving this wine a round, fleshy dimension. Its lengthy finish evokes its Premier Cru roots.

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Chablis 1er Cru
« Fourchaume »

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