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J. Moreau & Fils 'Gloire de Chablis' Chardonnay, Burgundy, France

J. Moreau & Fils 'Gloire de Chablis' Chardonnay, Burgundy, France

 

2021 J. Moreau & Fils 'Gloire de Chablis' Chardonnay, Burgundy, France

Overview: Experience the elegance of Burgundy with the 2021 'Gloire de Chablis' from J. Moreau & Fils. Established in 1814, J. Moreau & Fils has been a stalwart in Chablis, known for producing wines that reflect the rich terroir of the region. This vintage pays homage to the history and tradition of Chablis winemaking, delivering a wine that is both classic and expressive.

Product Details:

  • Vintage: 2021
  • Varietal: 100% Chardonnay
  • Appellation: Chablis, Burgundy, France
  • ABV: 13%
  • Farming: Contracted with local growers
  • Vinification:
    • Long pneumatic pressing to prevent oxidation
    • Settling to remove large lees
    • Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures (18-20°C)
    • Complete malolactic fermentation
    • Aged on lees for 8 months

Sensory Description: The 'Gloire de Chablis' displays an elegant pale gold color. On the nose, it offers intense and fruity aromas of mandarin and pineapple, set against a backdrop of fresh almonds. The palate is fresh and generous, showcasing the minerality typical of Chablis with a long-lasting, saline finish.

Winemaker’s Background: J. Moreau & Fils, established in 1814, is a renowned wine producer and négoce firm in Chablis, Burgundy. Known for their grand cru and premier cru wines, the estate works closely with local growers and winemakers. Overseen by Chablis native Lucie Depuydt, the winemaking process combines traditional techniques with modern precision. Since 1998, J. Moreau & Fils has been part of the Boisset group, continuing its legacy of excellence.

Serving Suggestions: Serve this Chardonnay at 50-52°F (10-11°C) to fully appreciate its refined flavors. It pairs wonderfully with seafood, such as salmon or bluefin tuna, sushi, and sashimi. It also complements poultry, Asian or exotic cuisine, goat cheeses, and light, refined cheeses.

Ageing Potential: Enjoy this wine now or cellar it for 4 to 5 years to allow its flavors to develop further.

Additional Awards:

  • Bronze Medal, TEXSOM International Wine Awards 2023

Indulge in the refined character of the 2021 J. Moreau & Fils 'Gloire de Chablis' and savor a true expression of Chablis’ storied terroir.

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