Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Beaune

Tasting Notes

Nose : Expressive with a blend of fresh fruits and white flowers.

Palate : Mineral on entry, the midpalate is more fat with a pretty nice length.

Laying : Drink after two or three years or lay down for four to six years depending on the vintages.

Terroir

Parceles facing south-east in the Maranges hills (south of Santenay)..

Soil

Chalky, clayey.

Grape Variety

100% Chardonnay.

Age of the vines

25 and 10 years.

Harvesting

100% Manual.

Destemming

No destemming but a crushing before the pneumatic pressing.

Winemaking

After the pressing, half the must is put in barrels (average age of the barrels : 4 years) and the other half is put in a stainless steel tank.

Alcohol

12,5% Vol.

Ageing

Blending of the barrels and the tank after ten months the wine is then fined and slightly filtered before the bottling.

Production

About 3 000 Bottles.

Best served with

Appetizers, fresh salad, snails.