Clotilde Davenne, Chardonnay, Bourgogne, France 2020

Clotilde Davenne, Chardonnay, Bourgogne, France 2020

Clotilde Davenne, Chardonnay, Bourgogne, France 2020

Size (ml)
Regular price $23.00
/
  • Free local delivery*
  • Secure payments
  • In stock, ready to ship
  • Inventory on the way
  • Nationwide Shipping Available
Shipping calculated at checkout.

Clotilde Davenne dubbed her 1.9 hectare plot of 25 year old chardonnay vines in Petit Chablis “Les Temps Perdu.” This was both an homage to Proust’s massive novel, and a reference to what the locals told her about the land; that it was a waste of time to work. “Why bother with Petit Chablis,” they asked. But this plot was completely in kimmeridgien terroir, just like Chablis, it was only its exposition – western – that made it “petit.” Clotilde’s decision to go her own way and ignore the conventional wisdom is indicative of her manner of working in her vines and cellar. She is a truly independent vigneron.

Clotilde, who comes from a cattle farming family, began her wine career as chief oenologist for the well-known Chablis producer Jean-Marc Brocard. After working with Brocard for 16 years she eventually began assembling her own domain, one small parcel at a time, bottling her first vintage in 2005. Today her domain is comprised of vines in Chablis, Cote d’Auxerre, St. Bris – les Vignes, and Petit Chablis.  In her own vines Clotilde is working naturally as possible, without the use of chemicals, and almost all of her production is harvested by hand. In the cellar all the wines undergo malolactic fermentation, a conscious decision by Clotilde, as she feels it brings greater complexity to the wines.”

The Borgogne Blanc is 100% Chardonnay from vines planted in front of Davenne’s home and cellar in the village of Préhy. Hand-harvested, fermented with natural yeasts in stainless steel.  This is a golden wine with a nose of hazelnuts and almonds of acacias and hawthorns. It is a generous wine whose flavors tend towards the undergrowth. It is intense and mineral with a persistent aromatic finish.

Shipping Information...

We offer free local delivery in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Ditmas Park, Prospect Heights, and Crown Heights

More from New Arrivals
Cesar Florido Cruz del Mar Oloroso Sherry NV (375ml)
$24.00
Daniele Parma "La Ricolla Berette", Colline del Genovesato, Italy (2020)
$42.00
Terre di Marca Colfondo Rosato
$17.00
Famille Paquet Bourgogne Blanc, Burgundy, France 2020
$22.00
Atilia Trebbiano d'Abruzzo, Italy 2020
$18.00
Maz Caz Rose Costieres de Nimes 2021
$17.00
Recently viewed