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  • Producer ranking ?

    14
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • Food Pairing

    Salads

The Story

The Raveneau name, and their trademark yellow wax capsule, is renowned for its consistency, artistry and longevity.

VINEYARDS
With only seven hectares (17.3 acres) of vineyards divided amongst five Premier and three Grand Cru sites, and with an annual production of approximately 3,000 cases, there never is enough Raveneau Chablis to satisfy the collectors, retailers and restaurants in the world who request them every year upon release.

Of the Premier Cru, Forêt is the baby of the family, with average vine age of 15 years; followed by Montmains, 20 years; Vaillons, 33 years; Butteaux, 45 years; Montée de Tonnerre, 50 years. The straight Chablis is a relative newcomer to the Raveneau stable, planted on a parcel behind Vaillons, only now in its sixth vintage in 2013.

WINE
Prized for their individuality and purity, the wines are racy and complex, with an underlying chalky backbone of acidity.

An artisanal, traditional thread runs through everything the Raveneau brothers, Jean-Marie and Bernard, do in their approach to winemaking. The Domaine is among the last in Chablis to hand harvest all their grapes, and they maintain strict yields that ensure consistency of quality at the highest level. 

 

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Is there a Chablis producer that reaches such exalted heights as Raveneau does so often? This might technically only be a Premier Cru but a really lovely textural wine. Lots off complexity Has that creamy texture with notes of matchstick, minerals and peaches and cream. Still fresh and good length. Has years ahead of it.
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Pale lemon yellow, oysters, floral, citrus, sulphur. Creamy texture, elegant, fresh acidity, well balanced, refined and long.
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Origin

Chablis, Burgundy

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