This is one of the most ancient estates, in one of the oldest terroirs, in Chablis. This location was where, 1,000 years ago, monks from Pontigny originally made their selection to create the Chablis appellation.
Roy-Prevostat is actually owned by Daniel-Etienne Defaix, and If you know Defaix, you know that they like to hold back wines and release them late, and they do that with the R-P wines.
sourced from a 4 ha parcel within Vaillon, Situated on the western side of the Serein River on a southeast facing hill, quite close to the prestigious Montmains Premier Cru, southeast exposure, Kimmeridgian soil
region: Burgundy, France
style: mature white
farming/cellar: Grapes are pressed, followed by alcoholic fermentation using natural yeasts at a temperature of 18°C for 3 weeks. Malolactic fermentation is 100% achieved. Stirring of fine lees each month for 18 months in order to concentrate the aromas, giving the wine fullness and enzymic qualities for a long aging. Made entirely in stainless steel, no oak.