Chablis


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A wine region in northern Burgundy that is as close to Champagne as it is to Burgundy, producing a leaner style of Chardonnay generally with less oak use.

Primary Flavors

  • Quince
  • Starfruit
  • Lime Peel
  • White Flowers
  • Chalk

Taste Profile

Bone-dry

Light Body

None Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

Food Pairing

Crisp and light; Chablis is really a match made in heaven when it comes to oysters, as the soils in Chablis are literally crushed seashells from the Jurassic period!

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly