Winding the clock back 60 million years, the vineyards of Chablis resembled a vastly different landscape with the entire region being underwater. Its aquatic past can still be seen today, with tiny fossilised oyster shells strewn through the vineyards of the region. Sitting atop its famed limestone-rich Kimmeridgian clay soils further adds to the flinty character synonymous with the expressions of Chardonnay from the region. The oldest soils of the region date back over 180 million years, with a distinct chalky character. With three examples from the stunning 2017 vintage, be transported to the vines at the northern limit of Burgundy through three of the region’s leading producers.