La Manufacture - Chablis 1er Cru Forêts 2015

La Manufacture

Chablis 1er Cru Forêts 2015

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The perfect match Cod and fennel en papillote.

  • Powerful
  • Complex
  • Fruity

£18.81 was £20.90 per bottle

Non-subscribers : £22.68 was £25.20 per bottle

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An expert's opinion

Here's the 2015 vintage of this exceptional Chablis, producing Chardonnay in a pure, honest style without any frills. Benjamin Laroche believes that there isn't a single Chablis, but that every parcel of land has its own personality, such as the Forêts vineyard, elevated to Premier Cru status. A lovely blend of freshness, purity of fruit and precise acidity.

Jean-Michel Deluc. Head Sommelier of Petit Ballon.
The estate

La Manufacture

Benjamin Laroche is from the Chablis region; his family have been working this land since 1663 and founded an estate which has been hailed as one of the darlings of the appellation since 1850. A vineyard worker as a young man, he later worked as a sales executive for several estates, giving him the chance to travel all over France learning about the needs and expectations of the most demanding wine lovers.

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Service 12 °

Decanting 30 mn
  • ic-meat

    Meat White meats with cream sauces, poultry, terrine

  • ic-cheese

    Cheese Goats cheese, fresh herby cheeses, Comté

  • ic-fish

    Fish Grilled fish, langoustines, scallops

  • ic-vegetable

    Vegetables Dauphinoise potatoes

  • Desserts No dessert recommendations for this wine

  • Eye The wine has a pale gold colour with vivid flashes of green and silver, suggesting freshness and youth

  • Nose On the nose this is fresh and lively, with notes of green apples, citrus, mint and a touch of hazelnut and butter with some aeration

  • Mouth On the palate this is a wonderful combination of freshness, minerality and depth of flavour. Zesty and fresh on the finish

  • Origin : Burgundy

  • Appellation : AOP Chablis Premier Cru

  • Grapes : Chardonnay.

  • Culture : Conventional

  • Capacity : 750 mL

  • Alcohol : 12.5%

  • Sulfite : Yes

  • Price per liter : £33.60
    (Subscribers: £27.87)

Peak 2020
Keeping potential 2024
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