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Region
Burgundy
Grape
Chardonnay
Farming
Organic
Notes
Unfined/Unfiltered

Vendangeur Masque Bourgogne Blanc

Alice et Olivier de Moor

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Alice and Olivier de Moor live and work in Courgis a small village 7km southwest of Chablis. It is where Olivier grew up, and his “old” cellar, the part where he ages his Chablis in oak barrels, is underneath his grandparents’ house. From the hill where Courgis sits, the view is of vineyards over hills all the way to the Chablis Grand Crus.

Olivier says the landscape has changed a lot in his lifetime, that all the woods, bushes and fallow land that dotted the hills have disappeared in favor of vines.

Alice is from the Jura, and the two met at a large Chablis Estate, where Olivier was in charge of the vineyards. Both are enologists, graduates of the Dijon Enological School, with enough knowledge to take a radically different direction for their vines and wines than their neighbors. While the division of labor principally consists of Olivier in the vines and Alice in the cellar and office, both are equally omnipresent in every role and all decisions are made together.

-Louis/Dressner

100% Chardonnay from Alice and Olivier’s négociant business. The grapes are harvested by hand when very ripe, followed by long fermentation in barrels on fine lees, without stirring, then maturation for 1 year in 10-to-12-year-old barrels, with just a pinch of sulphur at bottling.

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