Chablis: Domaine Christophe Camu Grand Cru 'Les Clos' 2018
A complex Grand Cru Chablis from the celebrated 'Les Clos' vineyard (just above the town of Chablis itself). It has a pale straw colour and delicate floral aromas, leading to a classic 'nervy' palate of gun-flint mineral tastes over ripe orchard fruit underscored by a fine acidity and a long, dry, elegant finish.
The Grand Cru 'Les Clos' is the haut de gamme at Domaine Christophe Camu - a rich, oppulent offering with subtle oaky notes interplaying with scents and flavours of russet apples and conference pears.
|Style||White Wine, Sec, Full-bodied, Non Sparkling|
|Wine Region||Burgundy, Chablis|
|Grape Variety (Cépage)||Chardonnay|
|Cellarage||Approachable from release this wine will age well for at least a decade and for even longer (15-20 years) in superior vintages.|
|Vinification||Fruit from the south facing, 50+ year old vines is hand harvested prior to pressing before being fermented in enamel vats. The wine is aged in three year old barrels for a year or longer prior to bottling.|
|Alcohol By Volume (%)||12.5|
Domaine Christophe Camu
Father and son Christophe and Dylan Camu represent the 6th and 7th generations of their family to make wine in Chablis where they tend 13 hectares of vines encompassing Petit Chablis, Chablis, Premier and Grand Cru appellations. Over the past few years he has incorporated into his operation the vines of his mother and step-father (long-standing Yapp suppliers Martine & Patrick Guitton) as they moved into retirement.
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