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Eleni and Edouard Vocoret Chablis Le Boucheron 2019

Eleni and Edouard Vocoret Chablis Le Boucheron 2019

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Tasting Notes

They always had the vineyard however only bottled under their own Domaine in 2017. 0.9 hectares. Far more white clay than the other plots between the 1er Cru hills of Vaillon and Le Foret as Eleni describes to me “In between La Foret and Vaillon. Kimmeridgian with lots of of white clay.

Hard to work *she laughed*” North West facing. Style - good mix, very mineral. 40 years old vines. Wild Fermented in steel then Elevage in barrel for 12 months of 6 to 30 year old barriques.

“The 2019 Chablis Boucheron, which had been in barrel since March, has a pretty nose of expressive yellow flowers mixed with honeysuckle and light jasmine scents. The palate is lightly spiced on the entry, edgy and tensile, with a vibrant peppery finish. Good potential – lots of energy locked up in this Chablis” - 90-92. - Neal Martin

An increased focus on the environment and an awareness of sustainable agriculture have given rise to a huge increase in organic viticulture. This is an exciting area of growth in the world of wine, and if done right, one that leads to better wines, healthier vines and soils, and less stress on the earth.

But what makes a wine organic?

Organic wine refers to a method of farming, rather than winemaking. It all starts in the vineyard, where vignerons and viticulturalists no longer use synthetic or systemic pesticides, herbicides or fertilisers. Instead they opt for organic compounds such as copper and sulfur, which can help reduce he pressure of disease and pests. This results in much better vine and soil health, with no unwanted chemicals leeching into local rivers and waterways through run-off.

Organic farming is not to be confused with Biodynamic farming which, although similar, is a different approach and requires many more specific practices. These practices such as specific soil preparations, and lunar-cycle harvesting are not necessary to achieve an organic system.

It is important to note that organic wines can still have sulphur dioxide added to them. Sulphur is an organic compound, and therefore winemakers are free to add it to their wines, and still achieve organic certification. Winemakers will often add sulphur to help stabilise the wine and protect it from oxygen come bottling time. The wine will still be completely organic, assuming the proper farming practices have been adhered to.

Product Type Wine White Chardonnay
Volume 750ml
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub Region Chablis
Winemaking Practices Minimal Intervention
Vineyard Practices Minimal Intervention