Led by traditional methods (manual harvesting and controlled yields), Domaine Raveneau is today one of the most sought-after names of the Chablis appellation. The vineyard covers 7.5 hectares, divided into five premier crus and three grands crus. Jean-Marie and Bernard Raveneau, the current owners, maintain the desire for perfection that has typified the maison since its origins: for example, they prefer to harvest early to ensure a good level of natural acidity, even to chaptalise rather than picking an over-matured fruit. In three generations, ownership has risen to a legendary rank: its worldwide reputation means that the wines are practically unobtainable, especially since the domaine no longer accepts new customers, all its harvest being reserved in advance. The fine wines are consistently harmonious, with superb minerality thanks to a honeyed touch due to élevage in wood. These wines are popular worldwide.
About the cuvée
Chablis Grand Cru Valmur de Raveneau presents a complex nose with aromas of lemon, almonds and white flowers and mineral notes too. On the palate, it matches the promise of its nose: full-bodied, fresh and dynamic, incredibly distinguished, full of character and perfectly balanced; it ends beautifully with its long finish of lemony and mineral notes ... Absolutely dazzling!
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