About Domaine Bernard Defaix
For several generations now, the Defaix family have been passionately cultivating their vineyard nestled in the picturesque region of Chablis, France. Established in the 1950s, the Domaine Bernard Defaix winery has steeped itself in two core values: tradition and innovation. The winery now covers more than twenty-five hectares and each vine is meticulously tended to in order to produce extraordinary wines reflecting the elegant and pure characteristics of this renowned region.
Sustainability is at the heart of their philosophy. The Defaix family are meticulous in their approach, using environmentally-friendly farming methods to preserve the vineyard and its unique terroir. By doing so, they effectively balance respect for the environment with the need to produce high-quality, flavourful wines. Certified organic since 2009, their commitment to sustainability is evidence of their long-term vision for the winery.
The usage of oak barrels in the winemaking process is an aspect, the winery has always been judicious about, they strike the perfect balance between oakiness and the natural body of the wine, which few can accomplish. Domaine Bernard Defaix produces a variety of both red and white wines that emanate finely balanced flavours and close-knit structure which are characteristic of the climat they hail from.
Now led by Didier and Sylvain Defaix, the winery continues to uphold its long-standing tradition of keeping each parcel separate during the winemaking process. This rigorous attention to detail results in wines of unsurpassable quality that clearly reflect the distinctive terroir of each vineyard plot.
In essence Domaine Bernard Defaix is more than a winery it's a commitment to the land, a dedication to tradition with a progressive vision, and above all, a deep respect for the art of winemaking. Whether you're a seasoned oenophile or a casual wine drinker, a tasting of these authentic Chablis wines promises an unforgettable sensory experience.
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