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KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Petit Chablis
Chardonnay 28 years average Clay, Limestone (Portlandian) 4.5 ha
Chablis
Chardonnay 30 years average Clay, Limestone (Kimmeridgian) 14.5 ha
Chablis “Vieilles Vignes”
Chardonnay 60 years average Clay, Limestone (Kimmeridgian) 0.9 ha
Chablis
''Vauprin"
Chardonnay 25-45 years Clay, Limestone (Kimmeridgian) 3 ha
Chablis 1er Cru
Fourchaume
Chardonnay 25 years average Clay, Limestone (Kimmeridgian) 1.0 ha
Chablis Grand Cru
Vaudésir
Chardonnay 40 years average Clay, Limestone (Kimmeridgian) 2.6 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

Petit Chablis:
• Fermented and aged in stainless steel
• The wine is aged on the lees for 5-10 months, depending on the vintage

Chablis:
• Fermented in stainless steel
• 70% of wine aged in stainless steel, 30% aged in 3 to 6 year old barrels

Chablis “Vieilles Vignes”:
• Fermented in stainless steel
• 60% aged in 3 to 5 year old barrels and 40% in stainless steel

Chablis “Vauprin”:
• “Vauprin” is a vineyard located in the village of Lignorelles and is known for being one of the highest altitude parcels in Chablis
• Fermented in stainless steel
• 50% aged in 228L, 2 - 5 year old barrels, 50% stainless steel

Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume:
• Fermented in stainless steel
• 40% of the wine is aged in barrels that are 3 to 6 years old, no new oak is used

Chablis Grand Cru Vaudésir:
• Mostly fermented in barrels and a small part in stainless steel
• 85% of wine is aged in barrels that are 3 to 5 years old and 15% of the wine is aged in new oak

General Information

Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Appellation(s)
Petit Chablis, Chablis
Producer
Roland Lavantureux
Founded
1979
Annual Production
5,800 cases
Farming
Lutte Raisonnée
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