Chablis

Chablis

[sha-blee, shuh-, shah-, shab-lee; Fr. sha-blee]
Chablis, village (1990 pop. 2,608), Yonne dept., central France, in Burgundy. It is famous for the white wine named for it. There is a remarkable early Gothic church (12th cent.).

Chablis is a town and commune of the Yonne département in France. Chablis is located at the north of the Burgundy region. It lies in the valley of the River Serein.

Wine

The village of Chablis gives its name to one of the most famous white wines in France. Chablis is made with Chardonnay, a grape that grows particularly well in the region. The soils in Chablis are great

Events

Each year (may-june) Festival du Chablisien (Music : classical, jazz, world)

The fifth stage of the 2007 Tour de France departed from the town towards Autun.

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