Gerard Duplessis Chablis 1er Cru Montee de Tonnerre 2014
The domaine is entirely within the Chablis and Petit Chablis AOCs and is planted solely to Chardonnay. Most of the vineyards are Premier Cruand one Grand Cru (Les Clos). All vineyards used for village, Premier Cru, and Grand Cru wines are Kimmeridgian limestone, with the Petit Chablis on Portlandian limestone.
Monte de Tonnerre is situated just to the southeast of the unbroken strip of Chablis grand crus on the right bank of the river Serein. It enjoys a similar geographic profile, rich in the same Kimmeridgian limestone chalk. Fermented in stainless steel vats, aging for 12 months in tank then 6 in oak, 10% new.