2016 Patrick Piuze Chablis Terroir de Chablis

2016 Patrick Piuze Chablis Terroir de Chablis
Item# 1292
Regular price: $29.00
Case discount price: $26.10
Availability: Usually ships the next business day

Product Description

Chablis, Burgundy, France

Patrick Piuze Chablis Terroir de Chablis is a beautiful white wine gem from this world-renowned appellation in Burgundy, showing off the natural beauty of the Chardonnay grape. Patrick is a rising star among a group of young vintners in Chablis. After running a wine bar in Montreal for two years, Patrick Piuze moved to Burgundy in 2000 and spent the harvest with Olivier Leflaive in Puligny-Montrachet. Shortly after, Piuze was entrusted with the vinification of Laflaive’s new Chablis project and Patrick spent four years there honing his skills as a winemaker. Next, he spent a year at Verget with Jean-Marie Guffens where he developed a passion for exploring the distinct terroirs of Chablis. After just a year at Verget, Jean-Marc Brocard recruited him to be cellar master and head wine maker. Then Patrick decided to set out on his own and bottle under his own name. His first vintage in 2008 consisted of 20 different bottlings, all Chablis except for one. Piuze purchases all his fruit (never must or juice) and focuses on sourcing grapes from old-vines situated in prime locations planted within the original boundaries of Chablis.

Patrick Piuze Chablis Terroir de Chablis is textbook Chablis with its citrus notes, flinty minerality, bright acidity and transparency—it is dense and richly textured and yet weightless. From a single vineyard on a north-facing vineyard, near 1er Cru Foręts. It’s fresh and rich on the palate with an herbal finish. Aged 50% in tanks and 50% in neutral barrels. This wine is well balanced and ready to be enjoyed now and over the next 5-7 years, with good length and complexity on the finish.

Enjoy Patrick Piuze Chablis Terroir de Chablis with steamers, grilled sausages, roast chicken, grilled halibut, lobster salad and cheeses.

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