A Wine For Those Lazy, Hazy Days Of Summer

July 31, 2014

A review of the Domaine Pascal Bouchard “Le Classique” Chablis 2009 and a look at Tequila.

There are few greater pleasures than sitting on a beach toward the end of a lazy summer evening with a great bottle of wine to share among friends. Crisp, refreshing white wines are ideal for such occasions, such as a lovely Chablis.

Read more>>

Kicking Off A New Year With Chablis

February 14, 2013

A review of some of the excellent white wines produced in Chablis.

It is always an excellent time to become acquainted with Chablis. Located nearly 100 miles south of Paris, Chablis is the northernmost aspect of the renowned Burgundy region although the vineyards are actually closer to Champagne than to the rest of the Burgundy. Relatively isolated with a limestone and clay soil containing fossilized seashells that is planted exclusively with Chardonnay, Chablis was once the largest vineyard area of the country and reigned as the premier white wine of Parisian bistros. The area is prone to harsh weather including devastating frosts that reduce crops. Combined with competition from other winemaking areas such as Bordeaux, Chablis plantings dramatically decreased despite its prominent name recognition.

Read more>>

Website Lillicotch.com - Powered by WordPress
Thumbnail Screenshots by Thumbshots