Chablis Chateau de Fleys

Château de Fleys is a small estate in Chablis gaining a solid reputation year after year. Its owners, the Philippon family, used to sell most of their grapes to the local cooperative but they now elaborate some wonderful Chablis from their best plots - which are among the finest ones in the Chablis appellation! Wines from Château de Fleys are all a pure and mineral expression of Chardonnay. A great discovery from Your Sommelier, that we are very proud of, and that you won't find anywhere else in the UK!

Julien Philippon founded the Domaine in the 1870's, buying small plots of vines over time. The Château itself was bought in 1988 by André Philippon, and the estate is now managed by his children who have been producing their own wine for a few years now. Château de Fleys is among the small producers that will be well known in a near future, but for now, it remains a confidential address in Chablis. We have selected two different Chablis, as well as 3 Premier Crus, each expressing the specific parcel they come from. Altogether they will give you a great example of the diversity of the Chablis terroir.


£ 13.60

The classic Chablis of Château de Fleys is a great example from the appellation, showing an elegant nose of white flowers and peach. On the palate, aromas of citrus and pear take over, with a mineral touch and a clean finish. Definitely a good value Chablis, to be discovered!   

£ 15.50

"The Unavoidable" is the latest effort from the Domain to stick to current trends and customer preferences. 30% of the wine is vinified is oak barrels - something quite unusual for a Chablis, although this practice is gaining ground year after year. The result is a slightly more structured wine, with hints of white flowers, toast and smokyness on the...

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£ 16.80

Le Clos du Château is the latest cuvée form the Philippon family, made exclusively form vines located around the Château and inside closed walls - which is called a "Clos". This small plots has been managed within the sustainable Agriculture practice - no chemicals, manual harvest - and has been ages for 20% in oak barrels. The result is a slightly more...

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£ 18.90

"Les Fourneaux" is a tiny and beautiful Premier Cru plot with a South West exposure. This sunny vineyard gives intense aromas of ripe yellow fruit and flowers; it's lovely buttery structure is balanced by a refreshing minerality. A really elegant Chablis Premier Cru, which has everything we can expect from an unoaked Chardonnay and a little bit more, with...

£ 21.00

"Mont de Milieu" is THE parcel Château de Fleys is famous for, and is also one of the most prestigious in Chablis. A Mont de Milieu for just £21 is pretty rare... Also lying towards South, these vines are ideally located and produce powerful and fruity Chablis. Coming from 50 year-old vines, it is a remarkably well structured and concentrated wine with...

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£ 25.00

This Chablis is also coming from the "Mont de Milieu" parcel but is made of from 80 year-old, low-yielding vines. 30% of the wine is aged in oak barrels. As a result it is a fruity, structured Chablis with intense aromas of exotic fruit and a hint of hazelnut. Very, very elegant Chablis which we can only recommend, especially to amateurs of more buttery...

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