2013-01-07

2007 Domaine Christian Moreau Chablis Grand Cru Valmur

Domaine Christian Moreau has it's history going back to 1814, but it wasn't until the 2002 vintage that Christian Moreau's family gained the right to exploit own vineyards and make and market the wines belonging to their domaine.

The Domaine has a total of 12 hectares of vineyards in the Chablis area of Burgundy. It holds areas within the following vineyards:
  • Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos, Clos des Hospices
  • Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos
  • Chablis Grand Cru Valmur
  • Chablis Grand Cru Vaud├ęsir
  • Chablis Grand Cru Blanchot
  • Chablis 1er Cru Vaillon
  • Chablis
  • Petit Chablis
Christian Moreau has about 100 acres of land within the Grand Cru vineyard of Valmur with the average vine age being 50 years. The wine is aged in 55% stainless vats and 45% in barrels.


Tasting note on the 2007 Christian Moreau Chablis Grand Cru Valmur
Tasting note for the 2007 Christian Moreau Chablis Grand Cru Valmur

I get ocean, minerality and citrus. The wine has the weight you expect from a grand cru. The mouthfeel is mooth with green apples and a nice citrus driven acidity. There's good length on the finnish with salt water, minerality and tropical flavours. 90+ points

This is a good wine. It has the weight and the length that you expect from a grand cru Chablis, but there is really not that much more. It delivers, but it does not blow me away.














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