Production area

Grapes for this regional appellation from the Mâconnais are harvested in 7 villages. The vineyards are planted with Chardonnay grapes and cover a surface area of 558 hectares.

Origins

Clay-limestone soil dating back to the Jurassic Era allows for the full expression of the Chardonnay grape.

Varietal

100% Chardonnay

Vinification and maturing

Vinification takes place in wooden vats and is followed by 10 to 14 months ageing in barrels with a proportion of 20% new oak.

Tasting notes

COLOUR: Pale gold tinged with green.
NOSE: When young, aromas of white-fleshed fruit open up to notes of white blossoms. Once the wine has aged, the aromas are of hazelnut, toasted almond, honey and flint.
PALATE: Dry, yet round, soft and fruity.

Food and wine pairing

Enjoy with starters, cold meats, oysters, shellfish, fish or frogs’legs.

Serving suggestions

Between 10° and 12°C.

Ageing potential

From 3 to 8 years.

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