Grape Variety : Chardonnay
Soil : Clay and limestone
Site : In the south of the Côte de Beaune, the terroirs of Puligny Montrachet produces some of the greatest white Burgundies, including the famous Grand Cu Montrachet. The grapes vinified by Chanson are sourced from excellent plots of vineyards on mid-slope.
The Vintage 2005 : Exceptional after a superb growing season - cold winter, rainy spring followed by hot and dry summer. Grapes picked at optimum ripeness and in perfect health, hence a minimum sorting was required. Aging in oak cask during 12 months
Tasting : Pale gold colour with emerald tinges. Floral fragrances mixed with aromas of exotic fruit and citrus fruit and enhanced by a beautiful vanilla touch. Well-structured, generous, ample, Good aromatic complexity underlined by a delicate oak note. Long aftertaste.
Food pairing : Seafood, fish, mild cheeses as well as certain goat cheeses.