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With four generations of experience, Domaine Jolly is known for producing traditional Chablis wines. Now under the control of Denis Jolly, the estate consists of 17 hectares (42 acres) of Petit Chablis, Chablis and Chablis 1er Cru “Fourchaume.” With stainless steel cold temperature fermentation, these wines show classic Chablis character, with great minerality, superb lively fruit, and a wonderful balance of acidity.
The vines grow on Kimmeridgian clays soils with South-East exposure. Deposits of miniscule oysters are found in the rock – typical to the limestone soils found in the region.
Grapes are hand-harvested and are pressed before undergoing alcoholic fermentation for a period of 7 days in stainless steel vats. Malolactic fermentation follows for 30 days and the wine is aged on its lees for 7 to 8 months. Before release, the wine undergoes cold tartaric stabilization.
This wine is a bright and clear yellow color.
Refined and elegant flavors of honeysuckle, green apple and a touch of vanilla shine through on the palate.