Christian Moreau Chablis 2015

$32.99
$29.69

SKU 01597

750ml

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The Moreau family has been rooted in the heart of Chablis since 1814. At that time Jean Joseph Moreau founded the wine-merchant trading firm. During some ownership changes of the company in the 1970's and 1980's, the Moreau family managed to retain ownership of their vast and important vineyard holdings. Then, with the 2002 vintage, Christian Moreau regained his right to produce wines sourced from the family vineyards and market the wines under his own label. Today, Christian's son, Fabien Moreau, the sixth generation of the family, is the winemaker of this beautiful domaine which produces exclusively Chablis wines.The Domaine holds a total of about 12.5 hectares with vines averaging 45 years old. They follow a traditional philosophy based on respecting Chablis's terroir. Domaine Christian Moreau Pere & Fils also obtained organic certification in the 2010 vintage.
Category White Wine
Varietal
Country France
Region Burgundy
Appellation Chablis
Brand Christian Moreau
Alcohol/vol 14%
  • ws89

Wine SpectatorThis ripe version is round and full of apple and peach flavors, yet with Chablis' telltale stony seashore hint, ending with a moderately long finish. Drink now through 2020. 1,700 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, May 31, 2017
  • we88

Wine EnthusiastFrom vineyards on the cooler south bank of the Serein, this wine is crisp and tightly coiled despite the warmth of the 2015 vintage. It's built on a backbone of sturdy minerality, fleshed out with crisp, citrus fruit, and will be ready to drink from late 2017.

Roger Voss, May 1, 2017