Bourgogne Chardonnay "Les Charmes"

Story

The story
This is the first white wine we have produced in the domaine since 2011. The Chardonnay grape varieties come from the Mâconnais in the beautiful region of Lugny near the birthplace of the first Chardonnay produced in Burgundy.
Location
This wine is a blend from plots in the Lugny appellation in the Saône-et-Loire
departement.
Terroir
"Les Charmes" is located at the east of the appellation, composed mainly of very white limestone soil.
Its southern exposure offers a good maturity; while the terroir of limestone helps bring beautiful freshness, which compensates the natural richness in the wine.
In the vineyard
The average age of the vines is over 40 years old, with the particularity that it is partly composed of Chardonnay plants called "musky" which give the wine all its originality.
Vinification
The grapes are harvested by hand and followed by a slow pressing of 3 hours.

Ageing
The wine is aged in stainless steel tanks for 14 months.
We avoid using oak in order to preserve the freshness and purity of the terroir.
Varietals
Chardonnay : 100%

Advice

Serving
Serve at 13°C
Tasting notes
This white Burgundy is fresh, harmonious and delicate. Always very pleasant in its youth, it reveals notes of exotic fruits and citrus fruits, enhanced by a velvety texture. The finish is powerful and embraced with spicy notes such as white pepper, star anise.