MÂCON SOLUTRÉ

A Mâcon who draws his character from History

Visits and tasting by appointment from Monday to Saturday. Please, make an appointment here.

Vines

Commune: Solutré-Pouilly, on the place called Les Condemines and Le Carra
Type of vine: Chardonnay
Surface of the plot: 30 and 20 ares (total 0.5 hectares)
Average age of the vines: variable (from 10 to 55 years old)
Soil: deep clay and limestone
Exposure and slope: North-East and South, from 370 to 400 meters of altitude, 0 to 10% of slope.

Vinification

Grape harvesting: mechanical
Pressing: pneumatic
Racking: from 24 to 36 hours, cold
Alcoholic fermentation: in stainless steel vats thermoregulated around 18°C. Local yeast
Malolactic fermentation: full and spontaneous
Aging: 6 months in stainless stell casks, on lees, without tirage
Bottling: at spring following grape picking

Tasting

The color is pale yellow, limpid and shiny. The nose is expressed on ripe fruits: peach, mango, banana. The palate is supple, round, fairly generous, with a lingering fruity finish.
Storage time: may be drunk within 3 years
Drink with: appetizer, seafood, shellfish, white fish, goat cheeses…

Awards and press review

2017 vintage:
– 16/20 Bourgogne Aujourd’hui Magazine N°143 (November 2018)
– Distinguished by the 2018 Saint-Vincent Selection Committee