The Vaillons comes from 50-60 year old vines grown on the classic
Chablis Kimmeridgian soils, which contain fossilized marine organisms
and other elements crucial for developing complexity and longevity in
Chardonnay. Left bank Premier Cru Chablis typically shows a very elegant
profile and offers an outstanding price-to-value ratio.
Hand-picked grapes are transported as rapidly as possible to
the cellar. After a gentle pressing, the juice is racked for
12 to 14 hours where malolactic fermentation takes place on
the lees in temperature controlled vats. Only indigenous yeast
is used. All lots are vinitified and aged in small stainless
steel tanks, lightly fined before bottling.
Like all Barat wines, the Chablis A.O.C. is produced in an
Pairings: oysters, apple & walnut salad, potato soup, wild boar pate, foie gras & onion confit, roasted nuts, smoked fish, roasted trout