Roland Lavantureux Chablis 2018
This Chablis village label comes from 30 plus year old vines with fermentation at low temperatures, and aged in 70 % stainless steel and 30 % neutral oak barrels to preserve a fresh mineral character and pure fruit quality. With surprising value for a Chablis label, this wine has the bones to age for a few years.
Chardonnay. Domaine Roland Lavantureaux, founded in 1979, is located in Lignerolles (central region of France) and about 50 acres in size. In addition to making stunning Chablis, the Lavantureux family also bottles mouthwatering Petit Chablis, which can easily rival their high-pedigree bottling methods. The region is best known for its Kimmeridgian soil, a highly-prized terroir of limestone and clay infused with tiny, fossilized oysters. The intense chalk and seashell minerality lends deep complexity to whites, making this region an ideal home for Chardonnay grapes.