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Domaine Christian Moreau Chablis 1er Cru Vaillon
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Domaine Christian Moreau Chablis 1er Cru Vaillon 2008

Chablis, Burgundy, FranceLight vanilla, honey, ripe apple, pear, lemon, lees, and nectarine skin nose with hints of spicy butter. Fresh, round, dry, juicy, elegant palate with light spicy lees, mineral, lime, green apple, seashell, lemon, baked pear, vanilla flavours. Very good finesse and length with a juicy, creamy finish. Delicious. The Vaillon site is rich in fossil shells of a small oyster, a frequent occurrence in Chablis. These vines are 65 years old and the vinification and ageing is a 65/35 split done in stainless steel and barrels. The wood is 10 per cent new and 90 percent one, two and three year old barrels for six months.Tasted: 05 September 2010Tasted by: Anthony Gismondi and Stuart TobePrices: BC 40.00 specialty listing MB 40.00 QC 40.00 Producer: Domaine Christian MoreauDistributors: Authentic Wine and Spirits Merchants
Varietal: ChardonnayCSPC: 116863UPC: 089744423665