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Albert Bichot Chablis Domaine Long-Depaquit 2011

Albert Bichot Chablis Domaine Long-Depaquit 750ml 2011    
Sku: 1819589*

In northern Burgundy, not far from Auxerre, the Chablis appellation covers an approximately fifteen-kilometre radius around the village of the same name. It was the monks of the Cistercian abbey of Pontigny who began growing vines in the region. Chablis is located on the south-eastern extremity of the Paris Basin. The soil is composed of clay-limestone marls that are only found here. They date back to the Kimmeridgian geological stage of the Upper Jurassic Epoch. The grapes used to craft this Chablis at the Domaine Long-Depaquit estate come from a mosaic of terroirs which lends remarkable complexity to the wine.

Tasting notes
This Chablis’ crystalline limpidity and its pale yellow colour with light green highlights tell a great deal about its character which is bursting with mineral precision and finesse. Very pure nose that is typical of Chablis (white flowers, flint) opens up to a palate that boasts an elegant combination of almond notes and lovely vivacity.

Food pairing
This Chablis is best matched with classic dishes. Enjoy its refreshing notes as an aperitif served with smoked salmon on toast. During the meal, discover this wine’s generosity by pairing it with raw, firm-fleshed oysters. Serving and keeping Serve between 9 and 11C to enjoy all of this wine’s freshness and minerality. An easy-drinking wine that would be best to drink in the next 3 to 5 years.

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France
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Regional Varietals:
Chardonnay
Pinot Noir
Sauvignon Blanc
Regional Wineries:
La Chablisienne
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Sub-Region: Chablis
Grape Varietal: Chardonnay
Type: Still wine
 
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