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Clos des MouchesBeaune 1er Cru 1999

Beaune Clos des Mouches Chardonnay
1er Cru 1999

Grape Variety : Chardonnay

Soil : Limestone, clay and silica

Site : Chanson is one of the major owners of Clos des Mouches with a vineyard of 4.5 hectares. Ideal location on the hill at the southern end of the vineyards of Beaune on a spur pointing toward Pommard . A plot of 2 hectares on the upper side of the hill is planted with Chardonnay on a limestone subsoil covered with sand.

The Vintage 1999 : Ideal meteorological conditions. Pluviometry limited. Optimal harvests conditions and good grapes maturity.

Tasting : Beautiful gold colour. Intense aromas of exotic fruit and pale fleshed fruit (pear) mixed with toasted "Brioche" aromas enhanced by a beautiful vanilla note. Elegant, ample, generous and well balanced. Excellent aromatic combination, very harmonious. Outstanding persistence. Silver Medal Concours Général Agricole Paris 2001

Food pairing : To be enjoyed with "foie gras", seafood and goat's cheese.