Colin Barollet vineyards in France, date back to 1879. The domaine is known from producing wines of elegance, finesse, and balance. This Colin Barollet, Chablis is a 2019 vintage and 100% Chardonnay grapes. Located in northern Burgundy near Auxerre, the Chablis vineyards are alongside a small river aptly named: the Serein (“Serene”). Harvest by hand. Traditional vinification. Aged in oak barrels of 20 to 60% new oak for 8 to 15 months. The oak is mainly sourced from the Vosges region. The Chablis region is a limestone plateau cut by valleys. The Premier Crus lie on a stratum dating from the Kimmeridgian (155 millions years BC) with alternating marl and limestone and tiny deposits of oysters in the rock, reminiscent of the warm and shallow sea which then covered Burgundy.
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Bright pale yellow in colour. Open nose of white fruits with a nice minerality offering complexity. The palate is well-balanced and the finish is lemon- flavoured and fresh. Perfect with hot oysters or fish in sauce, but also with white meats in sauce (veal, poultry). Sushi pairs perfectly with its minerality. Goat cheese, Blue cheese and Comté. Serve 10-11°C. Drink within 3 years.
Fish and Shellfish, Fish in sauce, Roast Poultry, Veal