Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume William Fèvre (Domaine) 2016 - Lot of 1 Bottle
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Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume William Fèvre (Domaine) 2016

  • White fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color: White
  • 12.50 %
  • Intensity
  • Rich

A well-rounded premier cru Chablis, both generous and refined. Powerful and full-bodied, it can pair beautifully with poultry or creamed shellfish. More info

Chablis premier cru Fourcheaume by William Fèvre comes from Chardonnays grown on the slopes of the right bank of the Serein on rather deep marly soil. At the domain, harvesting is done by hand. In the cellar, vinification is done by gravity, low duration pressure is applied using the pneumatic method to gently separate the solid parts and the liquid parts of the grapes. The wine is aged for 13 to 14 months, six of which are on fine lees in oak barrels for 40 to 50% of the cuvée. The élevage is completed in small stainless-steel vats. On tasting, we notice a very aromatic bouquet (pear, apples, white peach) and flowers. On the palate, the wine is powerful and full-bodied. This wine must be served between 12°C and 14°C. Its well-rounded nature means it can be paired beautifully with poultry or creamy crustaceans.

Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume William Fèvre (Domaine) serve at a temperature of 13°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Carpaccio exotique de Saint-Jacques, Saint-Jacques à la fondue de poireaux, Daurade royale en papillote.

  • Vintage score: 15/20
  • Lot presentation
    Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume William Fèvre (Domaine)

    Cuvée presentation

    Chablis premier cru Fourcheaume by William Fèvre comes from Chardonnays grown on the slopes of the right bank of the Serein on rather deep marly soil. At the domain, harvesting is done by hand. In the cellar, vinification is done by gravity, low duration pressure is applied using the pneumatic method to gently separate the solid parts and the liquid parts of the grapes. The wine is aged for 13 to 14 months, six of which are on fine lees in oak barrels for 40 to 50% of the cuvée. The élevage is completed in small stainless-steel vats. On tasting, we notice a very aromatic bouquet (pear, apples, white peach) and flowers. On the palate, the wine is powerful and full-bodied. This wine must be served between 12°C and 14°C. Its well-rounded nature means it can be paired beautifully with poultry or creamy crustaceans.

    Information about domain William Fèvre

    Present in the region for nearly three centuries, Les Fèvre have branded the Chablis name thanks to William, who founded Domaine de la Maladière in the late 1950s. With the arrival of the new owners in 1998, the Henriot family (from Champagne), also the owners of Maison Bouchard Père et Fils, and William Fèvre initiated some major changes: manual harvesting, selective triage, élevage in parsimonious wood, (never new barrels), to preserve the Chablis terroir without excessive woodiness; this is one of Fèvre’s secrets! Today with a solid financial base, Maison William Fèvre races ahead as one of the best Chablis, while benefiting from very simple techniques which respect the terroirs. An interesting fact is that it is the very same man, Didier Séguier, who officiates both as head of culture and cellar master. For all wines, the principle of gravity prevails: the grapes follow a natural circuit, without pumping, from top to bottom. The wines are aged in oak barrels, on fine lees, for between 10 and 15 months, and are stirred according to the vintages. Didier Seguier, the winemaker, thus produces clear and well-defined, pure Chablis. The domaine comprises 48 hectares, over half of which are premier crus (12 hectares) and grand crus (15.2 hectares).

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 into-neck
    • Label: 1 good appearance
    • Origin: Producer
    • Recoverable VAT: Yes
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 12.50 %
    • Country/Region: Burgundy
    • Appellation/Wine: Chablis
    • Classification: 1er Cru
    • Producer/Owner: William Fèvre (Domaine)
    • Vintage: 2016
    • Color: White
    • Service temperature: 13°
    • Viticulture: Sustainable farming
    • Intensity: Rich
    • Dominant aroma: White fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 100% Chardonnay
    Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume William Fèvre (Domaine)
    Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume William Fèvre (Domaine)

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