MÂCON SOLUTRÉ

Chardonnay | has a characteristic slight mineral aroma

Domaine Carrette Bourgogne France

Vine

Vine Bourgogne

Commune: Solutré-Pouilly, at the places “Les Condemines” and “Le Carra”
Type of vine: Chardonnay
Parcel area: 30 and 20 ares, pour un total de 0.5 ha
Average age of the vines: variable (from 5 to 50 years)
Soil: deep clay and limestone
Exposure: north-east and south, height from 370 to 400m, slope from 0 to 10%
Cultivation method: grass and shallow plowing on alternate rows, well
thought-out protection

Vinification

Vinification vin Bourgogne

Grape harvestingPressing: pneumatic
Racking: 36 hours, static, cold to obtain very clear juices
Alcoholic fermentation: in thermo-regulated tuns at about 18°C, local yeast
Malolactic fermentation: full and spontaneous
Aging: 6 months in casks, on lees, without stirring
Bottling: in spring, after the grape picking

Tasting

Wine tasting Bourgogne

A wine on fruit and freshness
Storage time: consume within three years
Drink with: aperitif snacks, seafood, shellfish, white fish, goat’s milk cheeses

Awards and press reports

Awards and press reports Bourgogne

2015 vintage
(no press or competition tasting)

2014 vintage
– Gold medal: Lyon’s International Competition 2015
– One star: Hachette guide 2016
– Distinguished by the Saint-Vincent Selection Comity 2015
– 14.5/20: Bourgogne Aujourd’hui Magazine N°125

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