Mâcon Charnay blanc 2017

Fresh, fruity and crisp, this wine pleases the palate. It becomes more supple as it ages, developing floral and vegetal aromas with hints of hawthorn and lime.

Mâcon Charnay blanc 2017

 

 
Vine location: village of Prissé.
Type of soil: Clay and limestone
Exposure: south to south west on the hillside.
Grape variety: 100% Chardonnay.
Vine age: 25 years old on average.
Training system: Arcure ( bending of canes ) . Soil ploughing, natural fertilizing . Our vine-growing approach obeys 2 principles :
– an environmentally-concerned agriculture.

– a rational pest control.
Harvest: Hand-picking, + at the winery : incoming grapes processed by gravity . Little crushing, gentle pressing ( pneumatic press ).
Winemaking: vinification achieved in thermoregulated stainless steel vats, adding of yeasts selected within Burgundy ( white Burgundy.
Characteristics: fruity and floral wine, very lively on the palate, providing acidulous freshness, combining finesse with complexity .
Cellar storing: 3 to 5 years.
Food and wine match: best when served between 11 and 13° C . Shellfish and seafood ( oysters, moules marinières = mussels cooked in their own juice with white wine and shallots ), fish ( stuffed carp, cold coal-fish), cheese ( Saint nectaire, half-matured goat cheese)

Mâcon-Prissé blanc