Chablis 1er Cru Les Fourneaux

Paul Nicolle


White Wine


Chablis 1er Cru



Les Fourneaux means "The Furnace", which comes from the vineyard's due south orientation that gets full summer sun. This vineyard is planted on a steep slope just behind the winery and produces full-bodied, aromatic wines each year. Wines from Paul Nicolle are fermented and aged in large horizontal stainless steel tanks which allow for extra contact with the lees. This results in a richly textured Chablis with minimal oak to ensure a bright and fresh flavor.

Vineyard name

Parcel of the right bank of the Serein river

Soil type

Kimmeridgian limestone soils, with a higher concentration of clay

Vines planted in40 years
Vineyard size4 ha
ExpositionDue southern exposure

Natural yeast fermentation and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks

Elevage12-18 months on lees in stainless steel tanks and with 15% of the final blend aged in barrel (one third new, one third old barrels)
Fining/FilteringClay fining / Tangential filtering
Additional info
Total production average25,000 bottles
UPC Code Bottle794020260529
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