DOMAINE SEGUINOT BORDET
Currently working the 13th generation of the family business, Séguinot-Bordet have
been producing wine in the commune of Maligny since the 18th Century, with records
showing the family’s roots in Chablis stretching back as far as 1590.
The man in
charge, the brilliant Jean-François Bordet, has forged a wonderful union between the
old and the new and taken his family house to another level. Jean-François has
installed a brand new winery in Maligny and established a strict viticultural regime in the
vineyards, with cropping levels reduced and the Chardonnay harvested later. With the
exception of the Grand Cru, all the wines are cool fermented and matured on lees in
stainless steel to achieve fresh, clean fruit underscored by the minerality that
characterises the classic Chablis style.
Their signature Chablis comes off the Premier
Cru vineyard Fourchaume, which they part own. With demand for their product at an
all-time high, Séguinot-Bordet have had to start allocating their elegantly expressive,