Domaine Besson, Chablis 1er Cru ‘Vaillons’ 2020

£31.50 (75cl)

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The vines have an average age of 35 years and the vineyards are cultivated with great care with only a minimum of chemical treatments are applied. The Besson’s follow ‘lutte raisonnée’ in the vineyards and harvest the Grand Crus manually. The wines are fermented in temperature-controlled vats and then Besson uses a small percentage of oak for some cuvées, just to impart a touch of roundness to the finished wines. Just 5% vinified in used oak for 8 months; the rest is vinified in stainless steel

Tasting note

Pale yellow. Aromas of white blossoms and yellow fruits. Roundness and gluttony, flavors of yellow fruits.

About the producer

Domaine Besson is the proud owner of an exceptional wine-producing heritage located in the heart of Chablis, seeking to express and transmit in its wines the purity of this unique terroir. The estate is an independent family-owned and run domaine spanning four generations. In the early 2000’s, Alain Besson built an enlarged, modern overground cellar on his property on the southern outskirts of the village of Chablis, next to the Premier Cru vineyard ‘Montmains’. Today, their 21 hectares comprises holdings in Petit Chablis, Chablis and selected Premiers/Grands Crus. Excluding Petit Chablis, the family’s holdings are found in the following crus: