1605 SAN PABLO AVENUE, BERKELEY, CA 94702   |   510.524.1524

KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Petit Chablis
Chardonnay 28 years average Clay, Limestone (Portlandian) 4.5 ha
Chablis
Chardonnay 30 years average Clay, Limestone (Kimmeridgian) 14.5 ha
Chablis “Vieilles Vignes”
Chardonnay 60 years average Clay, Limestone (Kimmeridgian) 0.9 ha
Chablis 1er Cru
Fourchaume
Chardonnay 25 years average Clay, Limestone (Kimmeridgian) 1.0 ha
Chablis Grand Cru
Vaudésir
Chardonnay 40 years average Clay, Limestone (Kimmeridgian) 2.6 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

Petit Chablis:
• The wine is aged on the lees for 5-10 months, depending on the vintage
• Fermented and aged in stainless steel

Chablis:
• The wine is aged on the lees for 10-12 months, depending on the vintage
• Fermented and aged in stainless steel

Chablis “Vieilles Vignes”:
• The wine is aged on the lees for 12-14 months, depending on the vintage
• Fermented and aged in stainless steel

Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume:
• The wine is aged on the lees
• Fermented in stainless steel
• 40% of the wine is aged in barrels that are 3 to 6 years old, no new oak is used

Chablis Grand Cru Vaudésir:
• The wine is aged on the lees
• Fermented in stainless steel
• 5 to 15% of the wine is aged in new oak, 50 to 60% in barrels
that are 3 to 5 years old

General Information

Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Appellation(s)
Petit Chablis, Chablis
Producer
Roland Lavantureux
Founded
1979
Annual Production
5,800 cases
Farming
Lutte Raisonnée

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