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2015 Chablis Grand Cru “Bougros”

Domaine Roland Lavantureux

2015 Chablis <i>Grand Cru</i> “Bougros” Domaine Roland Lavantureux - Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant
Bougros is on the northern end of the grands crus of Chablis, sitting below Les Preuses. In historical times, its proximity to the Serein River meant that it was at risk of frost more than any other grand cru. One fortunate consequence of modern times in Chablis has been less danger of frost (we’ll forget the terrible frost of 2016, hoping it was an anomaly). The Lavantureux brothers’ interpretation is full-bodied, buttery, complex, and extremely seductive—most important, it is appropriately grand. –Dixon Brooke
Vintage: 2015
Bottle Size: 750mL
Blend: Chardonnay
Appellation: Chablis
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Producer: Domaine Roland Lavantureux
Winemaker: Roland Lavantureux
Vineyard: 30 years average, 14.5 ha
Soil: Clay, Limestone (Kimmeridgian)
Aging: Fermented and aged in stainless steel
Farming: Lutte Raisonnée
Alcohol: 12.5%

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About Burgundy

In eastern central France, Burgundy is nestled between the wine regions of Champagne to the north, the Jura to the east, the Loire to the west, and the Rhône to the south. This is the terroir par excellence for producing world-class Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

The southeast-facing hillside between Dijon in the north and Maranges in the south is known as the Côte d’Or or “golden slope.” The Côte d’Or comprises two main sections, both composed of limestone and clay soils: the Côte de Nuits in the northern sector, and the Côte de Beaune in the south. Both areas produce magnificent whites and reds, although the Côte de Beaune produces more white wine and the Côte de Nuits more red.

Chablis is Burgundy’s northern outpost, known for its flinty and age-worthy Chardonnays planted in Kimmeridgian limestone on an ancient seabed. Vézelay is a smaller area south of Chablis with similar qualities, although the limestone there is not Kimmeridgian.

To the south of the Côte de Beaune, the Côte Chalonnaise extends from Chagny on its northern end, down past Chalon-sur-Saône and encompasses the appellations of Bouzeron in the north, followed by Rully, Mercurey, Givry, and Montagny.

Directly south of the Chalonnaise begins the Côte Mâconnais, which extends south past Mâcon to the hamlets of Fuissé, Vinzelles, Chaintré, and Saint-Véran. The Mâconnais is prime Chardonnay country and contains an incredible diversity of soils.

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