Chablis Premier Cru Fourchaume

De Oliveira Lecestre

Lecestre fourchaume
Type

White Wine

Appellation

Chablis 1er Cru

Variety

Chardonnay

Fourchaume is one of the best known 1er crus in Chablis for good reason. It produces rich and balanced whites that are massively delicious and pair well with a wide range of food – pretty much a go-to white for any occasion.

Viticulture
Vineyard name

Fourchaume

Soil type

Kimmeridgian Limestone (typical of Chablis and rich in marine fossils)

Vines planted inPlanted between 1976 and 1990
Vineyard size4.1 ha
PruningGuyot double
ExpositionSoutheast, southwest
Altitude150-300m
Vinification

Pneumatic pressing of destemmed grapes, followed by vinification in temperature-controlled in stainless steel tanks with selected yeasts

Elevage12 months in stainless steel tanks
Harvest typeMachine Harvested
Fining/FilteringFining depending of each vintage, Filtered
Additional info
Total production average35,000 bottles
UPC Code Bottle794020260444
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