2018 Domaine De Oliveira Lecestre Grand Cru Le Clos


A subtle nose with notes ranging from dried flowers to ripe white fruits complemented by flinty, mineral aromas. A strong structure is immediately apparent, and the wine develops delicate aromas of grapefruit, white peaches and pineapple.


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As one of the most popular grapes for growing and consuming, Chardonnay can be made in a wide range of styles depending on where it is grown and how it is made. These styles can vary from a sparkling Blanc de Blanc, or fresh fermented in stainless steel, to rich and creamy white wine aged in oak barrels. While Chardonnay can flourish in many environments, in its homeland of Burgundy it can produce some of the most remarkable and longest lived examples. Whereas from California it can produce both oaky, buttery styles as well as leaner, European-inspired wines. A Somm secret: the Burguny subregion of Chablis, while typically using older oak barrels, produces a bright style similar to the unoaked style with high levels of acidity. Most people who do not like oaky/buttery Chardonnay may likely enjoy Chablis.

Notable regions for this grape include Burgundy (and Chablis) in France, Central Coast, Napa, and Sonoma in CA, and Western Australia.

When pairing with meals, consider the characteristics, flavors, and acidity of your food first. You always want to try to match the same characteristics and intensities with your wine. No brainer pairing options include seafood, salads, and white meat. Chardonnay, with its vast versatility, is everyone’s best friend.

This Chablis Grand Cru, which received official recognition on the 13th January, 1938, is the summit of the pyramid formed by the region’s vineyards. The Chablis Grand Cru appellation is unique, and is divided across seven named parcels on which the Chardonnay vines produce their marvellous variations: Bougros, Preuses, Vaudésirs, Grenouille, Valmur, Blanchot and Les Clos. These seven plots prosper on a chalky marl soil rich in minute fossilised oysters (exogyra virgula) dating from the Late Jurassic period which was laid down 150 million years ago.

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