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Chardonnay | a nose-generous wine, with very ripe white-fruit aromas and just a soupçon spicy

Domaine Carrette Bourgogne France

Vines

Vines Bourgogne France

Commune: Vergisson, at the foot of The Rock, just behind the vineyard
Type of wine: Chardonnay
Parcel area: 1 ha
Average age of the vines: 30 years
Soil: clay and limestone, stony
Exposure and slope: south, height from 360 to 400, slope from 30 à 35%
Cultivation method: shallow plowing, well thought-out protection

Vinification

Vinification white wine Bourgogne

harvesting: manual
Pressing: pneumatic
Racking: 36 hours, static, cold to obtain very clear juices
Alcoholic fermentation: n oak casks and tuns set at about 18°C. Local yeast

Malolactic fermentation: full and spontaneous
Aging: in oak casks and oak tuns, on full lees, stirring the casks when fermentation has ended
Bottling: in August the following year (i.e. 11 months aging)

Tasting

Tasting wine Bourgogne

A rich, complex wine, uniting power with elegance
Storage time: may be drunk young (at two years), but has a storage time of 10 years, often more
Drink with: white fish in sauce, Bresse poultry à la crème, blanquette of veal, etc

Awards and press reports

Récompenses crus vin blanc Bourgogne

2016 vintage
17-17.5/20: Vins de France Magazine N°612 (tasting during aging)

2015 vintage
– 95/100 (Gold) Decanter World Wine Awards 2017
– Gold medal: Lyon’s Competition 2017

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