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A powerful, rich, complex, intense wine

Domaine Carrette Bourgogne France

Vines

Vigne Vin blanc Bourgogne

Commune: Vergisson
Type of wine: Chardonnay
Parcel area : 25 ares, regarding to the total of 50 of this very tiny parcel
Average age of the vines: 40 years
Soil : trias clays with limestone around
Exposure and slope: south, height from 285 to 300m, slope from 25 to 30%
Cultivation method: shallow plowing, well thought-out protection

Vinification

Vinification vin Bourgogne

Grape harvesting: manual
Pressing: pneumatic
Racking: 36 hours, static, cold to obtain very clear juices
Alcoholic fermentation: local yeast, in 228 litres oak casks (25% made with new wood)
Malolactic fermentation: full and spontaneous
Aging: from 20 to 24 months in oak casks, on full lees, stirring the casks when fermentation has ended
Bottling: after some light filtering, a month after racking the casks

Tasting

Dégustation vin Bourgogne

A powerful, rich, complex, intense wine
Storage time: more than 20 years
Drink with: fattened chicken with morel mushrooms, foie gras, mushrooms risotto (truffle, porcini mushroom…)

Awards and press reports

Récompenses crus vin blanc  Bourgogne

2014 vintage
– 15.75+/20: Vert de Vin Magazine, June 2017
– Gold medal: Lyon’s competition 2017
– 16.5/20: Bourgogne Aujourd’hui Magazine N°133 (January-February 2017)
– 14-15/20: Special 2014 Vintage Vins de France Magazine

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