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Christian Moreau Chablis Valmur 2011

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This is ripe but completely classic with admirably pure and cool aromas of green fruit, oyster shell and iodine that are trimmed in more understated wood notes. There is lovely intensity and detail to the equally pure and energetic flavors that possess cuts-like-a-knife delineation on the citrusy, bone dry and powerful finish. This extract-rich effort should amply reward mid-term cellaring. 92/2019+ Burghound.com Oct. 2013

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One of the oldest and most respected names in Chablis, this branch of the Moreau family is headed by Christian and now his son Fabien who is the winemaker and manager.

Possessing magnificent vineyard holdings built up in some of the very best vineyard areas of Chablis by the family over generations (including nearly 8 hectares out of Chablis’ total 92 hectares of Grand cru), this small but remarkable estate has in just a few years established itself as one of the leading producers of Chablis producing consistently outstanding wines.

With relatively small (but very well sited) holdings in Petit, village and 1er cru Chablis, the highlights here are undoubtedly the amazing range of Grand cru vineyards including one single holding of approximately 3 hectares in Les Clos as well as .41 hectares of Clos des Hospices dans Les Clos plus slightly smaller holdings in Valmur, Blanchots and Vaudesir.

A combination of exceptional vineyard sites, old vines, brilliant winemaking and fastidious care in every step of production has resulted in these wines being regarded as amongst the very best produced in Chablis. These are wines of precision, crystal clear typicity, and elegance, that will age classically while enabling tremendous enjoyment throughout their lives.

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Volume (ml)750ml
Winemaking PracticesMostly conventional tequniques
Vineyard PracticesMostly regular farming techniques
Product typeWine White Chardonnay
Vintage2011
CountryFrance
RegionBurgundy
Sub-RegionChablis

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