Burgundy is the benchmark of excellence for Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The climate and soils are very varied - a vineyard's location is extremely important in determining its quality level in the appellation hierarchy.
The Chablis 1er cru Fourchaume is the top of the premier
Crus of Chablis due to its location and its closeness to the
Grand crus. Supple and long in the mouth providing the
perfect accompaniment to fishes served with white butter
or with cream.
Due to the microclimate its essential flavours principally the white
flower and the rose. A buttery nose that’s quite forward and opens
up with floral, mineral, lemon and green apple. Light to medium
bodied, assertive with mineral flavours and an exploding palate.
Well structured and powerful with good acidity
and a nice mineral finish.
The Chablis is a clear, fresh, light, generous, well balanced with fruit flavours as well as mineral character and a lot of finesse. The Chablis 2014 is very well balanced, it has beautiful intensity. It is a wine which is pleasant, frank and typical of the vineyard of Chablis.
It pairs well with all varieties of fish, shellfish as well as goats cheese and cooked pressed cheeses.
This Petit Chablis is a wine that is fresh and pleasant with a very present minerality and flavours of flowers. It has a good fruit together with a long persistency in the mouth. The petit Chablis has good acidity and can keep its freshness for several years A good wine to drink on its own as an aperitif or with cold meats, seafood, fish or goat
Bourgogne Chardonnay takes its specific character from where the
grapes are grown and how they are vinified. "Maximum" arises from
a judicious blend: the Chardonnay grapes from Meursault, with the
sensual delight characteristic of its rich soil and long exposure to the
sun, are balanced by the slightly syrupy Chardonnay from Beaune
and Chassagne that forms this nicely structured blend. The ageing in
French oak barrels gives the wine subtle accents of vanilla and toast.
Pale yellow in colour heightened by golden glints, toasted hazelnut
bouquet, dried fig and dried, candied fruit. The palate is round and
unctuous with flavours of vanilla and toast.
Made from the youngest vines of the Clos des Forêts Saint Georges, it already reveals the strength and elegance of the terroir it comes from, but with a sensual pleasure and tenderness of its own. It reveals aromas which are certainly not lacking in brightness and distinction. As is typical of the terroir they come from, the tannins are quite present and contribute to the volume and the dense, fleshy texture in the mouth. As a whole it is precise, full and energetic.
A superb golden colour with subtle shades of green. When young it displays perfumes of spring flowers and exotic fruits, later revealing aromas of dried fruit and toasted bread. In the mouth it is flattering, supple and mellow.
A rich and flavoursome wine with much finesse and distinction. The nature of the land favours a harmonious blend of flavours, with hints of nuts and grilled almonds. It's vigour and richness mean that this wine can be kept for a long time before opening.
Pale yellow gold in colour but brilliant and crystal clear. This dry but ample wine is tender and fruity, displaying aromas of peach, citrus, honeysuckle and dried fruit. On the palate it is mineral and lively from the first attack, fresh and well rounded. The structure is harmonious, fresh and round.
Beautiful limpid and gold colour in its youth, which takes on amber hues with age. Its bouquet breathes exotic fruit notes with citrus and pineapple, revealing rich honey aromas, grilled almonds and cinnamon. The mouth is ample round and fresh with a long well-balanced finish. This wine has great ageing potential.
Lovely aromas of grilled nuts interspersed with minerals make up the
aromatic profile of the Puligny-Montrachet Les Folatieres.
Sappy mineral, toast, and bacon flavors are found in its silky, light
to medium-bodied personality.
This wine has many seductive qualities. It opens early: one to two years are enough to begin to reveal its richness. It is complex: it increases the range of original flavors. He is developing well: the
white flowers are moving towards the almond, toast and brioche.
This is a lovely fresh but medium bodied example from Domaine Thibert. It is a real salmon pink colour with fairly subtle aromas of red fruits and a champagne like hint of biscuit and brioche. It has a persistent mousse and on the palate, fruits of redcurrants, pomegranate, red cherries and strawberries with rosewater and vanilla. The fruits balance well with the fresh acidity and the hint of tannin , you are left with a long lasting creamy, rich red fruit finish.
Extremely fresh with green apple hints, nutmeg and dairy,
closely knit crunchy crisp palate and a long creamy but
quite refreshing finish.
This wine is rich and well constituted to consume young
or be kept in the cellar from 4 to 5 years before drinking.
The Pouilly-Fuisse is balanced and long on the palate,
the average of the ageing is 7 years depending upon
conditions of storage and vintage!
Our recommendation is to consume this wine with white
meat, chicken or veal with cream… or fish, seafood
dishes (not too spicy!)
The POUILLY-FUISSE "Vieilles Vignes" is the most rustic of the Thibert wines.
In fact, it’s a very robust wine, creamy, toasty, and very aromatic with a large
aptitude for further ageing.
You enjoy the best flavours and you taste the aromatic richness if you drink at
temperatures from 12° to 14°. Our recommendation is to consume our
POUILLY-FUISSE "Vieilles Vignes" with fish dishes a little spicy or with dishes
very delicate like: crayfish, lobster, salmon, marinated seafood dishes. The 70
year-old vines have yielded an intense, mineral, aromatic wine that is lovely
now but will age superbly.
Brilliant straw coloured in the glass. Expressive nose of lemon oil, peach blossom
and a note of vanilla bean. Medium bodied palate is well balanced with kiwi,
lime and some limestone minerality which cuts through the palate. Nice
finish with tart yellow fruits and more minerals.
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