A dark autumn evening like today is the perfect time for blogging about a new favorite of Chardonnay wines. I have over the years become increasingly "allergic" to the oaky Chardonnay wines that grow in the mouth until they suffocate all taste buds. If you like this kind of wine you may as well stop reading immediately. Presenting a masterpiece of Chablis made out of purity and love.
The wine is made by Clotilde Davenne who worked nearly seventeen years at Jean-Marc Brocard responsible for the wine production. Since a few years ago, she runs the property Les Temps Perdus in the Chablis village Préhy. She has succeeded extremely well with her certified organic wines and is a producer to watch out for in the future.
Clotilde Davenne Chablis -12
The scent signals pure class with a fantastic balance of apricot, citrus and subtle minerals. The taste is dominated by delicate Chardonnay aromas with a crisp dry appropriation along with hints of grapefruit, green apple and delicate minerals. Great value for money and I never thought I today could buy this kind of Chablis for around 15 euros.
Chablis was one of the first wine regions I visited and have always been close to my heart even though I partially lost interest because of the price increase. But here is proof that you can buy the best quality and still does not cost a fortune. Take the opportunity to drink it in combination with oyster and other shellfish as they peak in taste.