Chablis showed that a single grape variety does not mean a single style at an event to highlight the difference between the region’s right and left banks.
Chablis producers have contrasted the “round and easy” wines on show at this week’s 2013 primeurs tastings in London with the “great” 2014 vintage ahead.
The strength of “brand Chablis” and its pulling power in terms of driving sales is on a par with Champagne according to one leading producer in the region.
Having benefitted from the strength of “brand Chablis”, the time has come to tell its terroir story, according to one of the region’s key winemakers.
With the last grapes of the 2014 harvest picked, autumn is in full swing in Chablis, setting the leaves aflame. Herewith, a pictorial tour of the region.
Burgundian producer Domaine Faiveley has made a significant first step into Chablis with the acquisition of Domaine Billaud-Simon.
Burgundy’s growing season is already some two weeks ahead of itself due to a warm start to spring, prompting fears of frost damage.
Burgundy producers are increasingly looking beyond the Côte d’Or to satisfy an increasing demand for the region’s wines.
This week’s Asian media wine recommendations include a “gorgeous, silky” white, a red with “gripping, sweet tannins” and a Champagne that is “excellent drinking now”.
This week’s recommendations in the Asian media include a “brilliant” Champagne, “a wine that pulls you in and refuses to let go” plus a rosé that “delivers great texture and flavour”.
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