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Beaune
Beaune

Bastion Beaune Chardonnay
1er Cru
2016

Grape Variety : Chardonnay

Soil : Chalk, marl and limestone.

Site : The Premiers Crus vineyards of Domaine Chanson are aged in casks in the Bastion cellars. This cuvée is a blend of grapes sourced from selected plots among the Premiers Crus of the domaine located on the hill of Beaune.

The Vintage 2016 : After a cool and rainy winter and a frost episode in April, the weather at the end of spring was warmer but rainy which engendered a late flowering. The summer was warm and dry. September was warm and the harvest took place at the end of the month under a bright sunshine.Vinification : after a mild pressing, the wines are aged in wooden casks in our XVth century cellars for 12 - 14 months. Moderate use of new oak.

Tasting : Pale gold colour. Aromas of citrus fruit and pale fleshed fruit aromas mixed with toasted bread notes on a hint of honey . Delicate vanilla note. Complex and well-balanced. Very pure fruit. Long and mineral finish.

Food pairing : Seafood, fish, white meat and some goat cheeses.

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