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2015 Chablis “Vieilles Vignes”

Domaine Savary

Olivier Savary is almost bashful when asked how he guaranteed his wine’s surprising vivacity during this hot vintage. “We keep the temperatures low to prolong the fermentations,” he says, referring to something not necessarily out of the ordinary for the domaine. Then, searching a bit, he proposes, “We age the wine in 25% neutral oak, the rest in stainless steel”—also typical Savary protocol for this wine. After another pause, and as if realizing it for the first time, Olivier sighs, “We didn’t really do anything too differently.” That’s what I love about our producers. They’re humble, down-to-earth people who underestimate their own magic. The Savarys “didn’t really do anything” unusual and voilà, an extraordinary result. This wine has astonishing tension and wet stone minerality to balance all the sumptuous sunshine of the 2015 vintage.

Emily Spillmann

$30.00
Wine Type: white
Vintage: 2015
Bottle Size: 750mL
Blend: Chardonnay
Appellation: Chablis
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Producer: Domaine Savary
Winemaker: Olivier Savary
Vineyard: 35 years, 3 ha
Soil: Kimmeridgian Limestone
Aging: Wine is aged on fine lees
Farming: Traditional
Alcohol: 13.5%

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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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Great winemakers, great terroirs, there is never any hurry. And I no longer buy into this idea of “peak” maturity. Great winemakers, great terroirs, their wines offer different pleasures at different ages.

Inspiring Thirst, page 312

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