Chardonnay | A pure, fruity, fresh wine whose structure and elegance are well-balance

Domaine Carrette Bourgogne France


Vines white wine France Bourgogne

Communes: Vergisson and Solutré
Type of wine: Chardonnay
Parcel area: 1 ha
Average age of the vines: variable, a lot of 50 years and more old parcels
Soil: mainly clay and limestone
Exposure and slope: variable according to the parcels
Cultivation method: grass and shallow plowing on alternate rows, well
thought-out protection


Vinification wine Bourgogne

Grape harvesting: manual or mechanical according to the parcels
Pressing: pneumatic
Racking: 36 hours, static, cold to obtain very clear juices
Alcoholic fermentation: in 228 litres oak casks and tuns set at about 18°C. Local yeast
Malolactic fermentation: full and spontaneous
Aging: in casks and oak tuns, on full lees, stirring the casks when fermentation has ended
Bottling: from March-April after the grape picking


Tasting wine Bourgogne

A pure, fruity, fresh wine whose structure and elegance are well-balanced
Storage time: consume within 5-7 years
Drink with: white fish in sauce or grilled, frogs’ legs, snails, blanquette of veal, white meat

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