Domaine Vrignaud

Domaine Vrignaud's mission is to produce traditional Chablis that is illustrative of the terroir and crafted with as little intervention as possible--a departure from the more common industrial farming practices in the area. They firmly believe in respecting tradition and keeping an eye toward the future, not blindly using technology and chemicals. For Domaine Vrignaud this winegrowing and winemaking approach means understanding heritage, knowing every inch of one's land and caring for it with an organic approach in order to preserve it for the future. The winery is Ecocert certified organic and they haven't used fertilizers or any chemicals in 18 years. Domaine Vrignaud, overseen by current proprietor, Giullaume Vrignaud, consists of 60 acres of vineyards which are situated in and around the village of Fontenay-près-Chablis. The Vrignaud family have been winegrowers for five generations in Chablis and while the oldest vines on the domaine were planted in 1955.

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Domaine Vrignaud Chardonnay 2015
The wine displays a striking purity of fruit, with weight and texture. Razor sharp acidity and salinicm inerality balance out the peach, white flower, and citrus notes. A classic Chablis profile that is perfectly poised between freshness and richness.

Domaine Vrignaud Chardonnay 2014
Wine and Spirits 92  "Best Buy" Guillaume Vrignaud makes this wine from five parcels of his family’s domaine, which earned organic certification in 2013. The 25.6 acres of vines that contribute to this blend average 27 years old, their fruit fermented in stainless steel, producing a wine of