Chardonnay | a Saint-Véran wine with strong hawthorn and ripe-fruit aromas

Domaine Carrette Bourgogne France


Vines white wine Bourgogne

Commune: Davayé
Type of wine: Chardonnay
Parcel area: 1 ha
Average age of the vines: variable, from 10 to 80 years
Soil: loam-clay from the beige marl of Lias, is very much limestone
Exposure and slope: North (but one of the earliest parcel), height from 240 to 270m, slope from 30 to 35%
Cultivation method: grass and shallow plowing on alternate rows, well thought-out protection


Vinification vin Bourgogne

Grape harvesting: manual
Pressing: 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: in tuns, on lees without stirring
Bottling: in August the following year (i.e. 11 months aging)


Tasting wine Bourgogne

A wine on fruit and freshness
Storage time: consume within 3 years
Drink with : scallops, white fish, goat’s cheese

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