Domaine Daniel-Etienne Defaix Cote de Lechet 2005, Chablis Premier Cru, France
Producer: Chablis Daniel-Etienne Defaix
Region/Appellation: Chablis Cote de Lechet
Country Hierarchy: Chablis Premier Cru,Chablis, Burgundy, France
Grape/Blend: 100% Chardonnay
Wine Style: White - Green and Flinty
Alcohol Content: 13%
Vintage: 2005 was a wonderful vintage in the Chablis region, with ideal climatic conditions of warm sunny weather, low rainfall and northerly winds ensuring healthy, well-ripened grapes with little or no disease pressure. The wines produced have a lovely balance between acidity and alcohol and a great capacity for ageing.
Aroma: Opulent with ripe citrus fruit and buttery aromas, the pronounced minerality on the palate balancing this richness.
Taste: Lovely linear character with vibrant acidity and a powerfully complex and lengthy finish.