Domaine Hamelin Chablis 1er Cru Vau LigneauGreat Wine Online
Appellatio; Chablis 1er Cru
Grape: 100% Chardonnay
Producer : The Hamelin family has been growing vines in Chablis for six generations, each one adding to the holdings and developing the winemaking techniques. The domaine now stands at thirty-seven hectares, spread between the villages of Poinchy, Beines and Lignorelles.
Vineyard: The Hamelins possess 3.5 hectares of the premier cru Vau Ligneau, a very steep site exposed south and southeast, and occupying a sheltered valley position. The vines were planted between 1978 and 1980.
Winery: The grapes were pressed and the must fed by gravity to temperature controlled stainless steel tanks for fermentation. The wine was bottled without having seen any oak.
Taste :Delicate, expressive nose with green apple, citrus and lily aromas. Round yet elegant on the palate, with classic minerality and a dry finish.