Chablis 1er Cru 'Mont de Milieu Vieilles Vignes' by Châteaux de Fleys is a pure Chardonnay that comes from 85-year-old vineyards located on the left bank of the Serein river, a large area devoted to the production of this grape. Vinification and fermentation 20% in French oak barrels and 80% in stainless steel. Matures 16 months on stainless steel yeasts. Complex and elegant bouquet, with fruity hints of peach, apple and apricot; citrus and floral notes of white flowers; on the finish there is a hint of almond and light spiciness. When tasted it is intense and fine, while on the finish there are mineral notes and light spicy hints. Balanced and persistent, with excellent flavor and freshness. Only 3,850 bottles produced per year.
- Product Category
- White Wine
- Chablis AOP
- Grape / Raw material
- Vintage - Cuvée
- 750 ml.
- FR - Bourgogne - Còte D'Or
- Alcohol Content
- 13% vol.
- Service Temperature
- 8° - 10° C.
- Suggested Glass
- Calyx thin long-stemmed
- Special Features
- Small Wine Makers, Limited Edition
- Food Matches
- Fish plates, White Meat, Aged Cheese
The history of the Château de Fleys winery begins towards the end of the 19th century when Julien Philippon purchased some vines for the production of wine, land and wood with which he built the estate which has since been handed down from father to son. At that time, the headquarters of the winery was a hunting lodge belonging to the Lord of Pathenay (equerry of Louis XIV).
In 1988, the Château de Fleys castle and its 1 hectare "Clos" were purchased by André Philippon, the grandson of Julien Philippon. Today the Domaine is managed by the Philippon family.
The company is located in the city of Fleys, in the heart of the Chablis production area, 4.5 km east of the city of the same name, on the right bank of the Serein river. Today the estate covers a total of 20 hectares and is owned by the latest generation of the Philippon family made up of Beatrice, Benoit and Olivier.
An extremely important terroir, in 6 different parcels they express the character and identity of Chablis wines, of which 3 1er Cru parcels. Careful work in the vineyard, an excellent terroir for the individual parcels, a different vinification process to maintain and highlight the elegance and typical characters of the area, offer products of considerable interest.
The work in the vineyard and the winemaking are carried out with respect for nature. The cellar was rebuilt and renovated in 2006, heavy investments were made in equipment and technologies aimed at maximizing the quality of the wines.