Chablis 1er Cru Les Fourneaux

Paul Nicolle

Nicolle-Fourneaux
Type

White Wine

Appelation

Chablis 1er Cru

Variety

Chardonnay

Les Fourneaux means "The Furnace", which comes from the due south orientation that gets full summer sun. This vineyard is 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 allows extra contact with the lees. This results in a richly textured Chablis with minimal oak to ensure a bright and fresh flavor.

Viticulture
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
Altitude150-190m
Vinification

Wine undergoes natural yeast fermentation and Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel talks.

ElevageAged 12-18 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/FilteringFining : clay / Filtering : tangential
Additional info
Total production average25,000 bottles
UPC Code Bottle794020260529
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