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Our vineyards in 3D to really understand our appellations, our origins
Though there is only one single grape variety grown at Chablis –Chardonnay- the Chablis vineyard area constitutes a complex terroir. Stretching over some 20 villages, there are valleys with wide variations in hillside slopes and exposure, two main types of soil (Portlandian and Kimmeridgian)... At Chablis, the concept of origin takes on real meaning. Since the earliest times of growing vines and making wine here, the people have got to know their surroundings in minute detail, pinpointing the microclimates that produce those « nuggets of gold » : their great and unique wines. This reality needs explaining in simple terms, but without overlooking the complexities. La Chablisienne winery has done just that, to help winelovers the world over to really understand the array of mineral emotion that she has on offer...
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