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Billaud-Simon Chablis, France 2020

Billaud-Simon Chablis.

Alcohol: 11.0% White from France, Burgundy Year: 2020

The 2020 Billaud-Simon Chablis is a captivating wine that beautifully represents the renowned Chablis appellation in Burgundy, France. With its pale gold color, this vintage offers enticing aromas of yellow apples and a touch of mineral essence. On the palate, it reveals a lively acidity, ripe fruit flavors, and a distinct flinty character, characteristic of Chablis wines. The 2020 Billaud-Simon Chablis showcases the unique terroir of the region, delivering a refreshing and elegant wine that perfectly captures the essence of Chablis.

Grapes

Chardonnay

Mouthfeel

2/5
Body
4/5
Dry
3/5
Acidity

Awards

Tom Atkin: 90
$54.00 SGD
About Producer Nerdy stuff Serving

Billaud-Simon is a revered wine producer with a rich history deeply rooted in the Chablis region of Burgundy, France. Since its establishment in 1815, Billaud-Simon has been crafting exceptional wines that reflect the unique terroir of the region. With vineyards spread across prestigious Chablis appellations, their wines epitomize the essence of Chardonnay. Billaud-Simon adheres to traditional winemaking methods, emphasizing meticulous vineyard management, hand-harvesting, and gentle pressing to preserve the grapes' purity. The result is a collection of elegant and mineral-driven wines, characterized by vibrant acidity, crisp fruit flavors, and a profound sense of place. Billaud-Simon is a true guardian of Chablis' winemaking heritage, crafting wines that capture the essence of this esteemed winegrowing region.

Fermentation

The grapes are carefully harvested to preserve the quality of the fruit. They are manually sorted on a vibrating sorting table to retain only the healthiest fruit. The grapes are drained naturally before being pressed using a pneumatic press to gently extract the juices and conserve as much aroma as possible. Static cold settling of the musts for 12 to 24 hours in stainless steel vats to obtain a bright, clear juice. Alcoholic fermentation followed by malolactic fermentation, both natural, in stainless steel vats.

Maturation

8 to 10 months in stainless steel vats in order to preserve freshness and minerality. The wine is racked twice before being bottled at the end of Spring.

Alcohol

11.0%

Serving temperature

10-12°C

Decanting

No decanting needed
 
 
 
 

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