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2017 Chablis “Vauprin”

Roland Lavantureux

What the Lavantureux family has done with this humble village parcel in their hometown of Lignorelles is indicative of their ambition to become one of the great estates of Chablis. A wine that was formerly blended into their village bottling is worked like a premier cru and is now capable of besting many a premier cru from this mighty northern Burgundian outpost for Chardonnay. Vauprin showcases the grape’s ability to produce a wine that is simultaneously both round and taut.

Dixon Brooke

$42.00
Wine Type: white
Vintage: 2017
Bottle Size: 750mL
Blend: Chardonnay
Appellation: Chablis
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Producer: Domaine Roland Lavantureux
Winemaker: Roland Lavantureux
Vineyard: 25-45 years, 3 ha
Soil: Clay, Limestone (Kimmeridgian)
Aging: 50% aged in 228L, 2 - 5 year old barrels, 50% stainless steel
Farming: Lutte Raisonnée
Alcohol: 12.5%

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About Burgundy

map of 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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