La Manufacture, Chablis Premier Cru, ForĂȘt 2018

Producer: La Manufacture
Vintage: 2018
Production Area: Foret premier Cru vineyards. Soil: Kimmeridgian. Hard limestone in a clay base, very stony, shallow ground Average Age of the Vines: 25 years
Type: White Table Wine
Alcohol: 13
Grape Varieties: Chardonnay-100
Color: clear, bright straw
Aroma: The nose is white flowers and pear.
Taste: Well balanced structure you can feel some hints of white fruits and a distinct minerality make up a very elegant and finessed palate. This is a lean wine, very straight forward with a lot of subtleness and an incredible mineral finish.
Cellaring Potential: 6-10 years
Food Matching: Smooth vegetable-based soups. Simply grilled fish. Poached fish with creamy sauces. Grilled Mediterranean fish such as rouget or sea bass with olive oil or tapenade. Seafood or spring vegetable risotto. Sushi and sashimi. Goats cheeses. Chaource (light, Burgundian cow's cheese)
Vinification: Winemaking: Alcoholic fermentation & malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.
Aging: Ageing: 6 to 8 months in French Oak Double Barrels for 30%