VINEYARD: The name of this appellation comes from Mont de Lieu which marks the border between Burgundy and Champagne, illustrated by a marker stone dividing the two duchies which can be found on its summit. With a double exposure moving from south to southeast facing, this terroir benefits from a higher average temperature and more sunshine than the other Premiers Crus.
GRAPE VARIETY: Chardonnay
GROUND OF THE APPELATION: Limestone and clay
DOMAIN SURFACE: 0.55 hectares
APPELATION SURFACE: 34 hectares
ORIENTATION OF THE PARCELS: South
TASTING NOTE: Intense mineral character. Fine yet powerful, racy and delicate,
this wine has remarkable length on the palate. With age it develops aromas of
candied fruit and hazelnuts, with a few toasty touches.
FOOD/WINE PAIRING: Fish, shellfish and other seafood, grilled or in a cream
sauce. Poultry and white meat, grilled or in a cream sauce.
PERFECT PAIRING: Crayfish tails gratin.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: Between 12°C to 14°C
VINIFICATION: Use of the principle of gravity so as to avoid all pumping, which could harm the quality of the wine. Brief (1½ - 2 hours) pneumatic pressing to obtain a gentle separation of the solid and liquid parts of the grape. Very light static settling of the juice to preserve enough fine lees so that the alcoholic and malolactic fermentations can occur naturally. The must is run into French oak barrels (aged of 6 years in average) for 50%of the harvest. The remainder is vinified in small stainless steel vats.
MATURING: 14 to 16 months, of which 5 to 6 months on fine lees in French oak barrels, for 50% of the harvest. The end of maturation occurs in small stainless steel vats.
威廉費爾酒莊葡萄酒被世界權威葡萄酒工具書《世界葡萄酒地圖》收錄在夏布利產區頁面（第 7版的第 70 頁），且位列 5 大頂級葡萄酒之首。 《世界葡萄酒地圖》被追捧為「品酒人都該人手一本」的經典葡萄酒書籍，被其收錄的葡萄酒都是該產區最具影響力的葡萄酒。
酒莊還被《布根地葡萄酒》（The Wines of Burgundy）收錄在夏布利產區知名生產商頁面（第 58 頁）。 《布根地葡萄酒》被譽為「布根地葡萄酒聖經」，是布根地葡萄酒的專業書籍。威廉費爾酒莊被作者評為「二星酒莊」，這是夏布利產區酒莊最高評級，僅有 10 家酒莊獲得「二星酒莊」評級，威廉費爾酒莊就是其中之一。書中這樣評價道：「過去，威廉費爾已經是夏布利一流的酒莊，現在更好了！」