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A deep knowledge of the soils and subsoils in Chablis allows J.MOREAU & Fils to identify the shade and character in each terroir, to reveal all its richness and complexity with each new vintage.

Faithful to its origins and culture, the house ages all of its wines with patience: a day in the cellar is as important as one day in the vineyards. The House J. MOREAU & Fils has put its name to great Chablis wines since 1814.

SAUVIGNON BLANC
IGP PAYS D'OC

Varietal

100% Sauvignon Blanc.

Sauvignon Blanc is one of the most popular green skinned grape variety. The grape gets its name from the French word sauvage (“wild”) and Blanc (“white”) due to its early origins as an indigenous grapes in France.

Sauvignon Blanc is a grape that thrives in all types of limestone-based soil. It is just as happy in hard chalk or softer marine sediments known as marls.

Tasting notes

Golden, pale straw yellow in colour.

Very fine and mineral nose with notes of fresh fruit.

The palate starts off bold and very elegant. Soft and delicate in the mouth with perfect acidity lasting though to the finish.

Food and wine pairing

Serve chilled, on its own as an aperitif, or paired with scallops, mussels, oysters, grilled fish, sardines, or goat’s cheeses.

Vinification and maturing

Fermentation takes place at low temperatures in order to preserve all of the grapes’ aromas and flavours. The wine is then aged for a few months on fine lees.

History

Made from grapes harvested in the Southern France’s Languedoc region.