Paul Nicolle "Mont de Milieu" 1er Cru Chablis 2018 - Burgundy, France
A richly textured Chablis with minimal oak to ensure a bright and fresh favor.
Paul Nicolle is firmly rooted in the village of Fleys, a winemaker village in the middle of the vines 4 kilometers from the town of Chablis. The Domaine was created with less than one hectare in 1979 by Robert Nicolle and Josette Laroche, who can both trace their history from winemaking families in Fleys back to the late 19th century. Since the creation of the Domaine, they have increased the size of their vineyards bit by bit, and currently the Domaine produces wine from 20 hectares of vines. In 1999, they were joined by their 20-year-old son Charly, who had just graduated from the lycée viticole. Today, Charly is officially in charge of the Domaine together with his wife Lucie, but Robert is still out in the vines nearly every day.
The largest holdings of the Domaine are in AOC Chablis, located for the most part around the village of Fleys. The vinification is on the lees in stainless steel tanks, which produces a house style that is both fresh and vibrant, but also rich on the mid-palate.