Grape Variety : Chardonnay
Soil : Clay and limestone
Site : The climat is ideally located nearby the so famous Montrachet and Chevalier Montrachet, the South Est exposure is excellent as well. The high proportion of clay gives to the wine a specific minerality which underlines the typicality of the Chardonnay. The vines are planted at regular distance of each other which enables deep ploughing of the soil.
The Vintage 2012 : After a very cold winter and a cold spring, the weather at the start of summer was quite demanding. It became fine again in the second half of August with hot temperatures. The harvest commenced early September under a bright sunshine. The combination of all those climatic factors has engendered a significant drop of the yields but quality is there. Meticulous vinifications have produced very pure white wines with beautiful aromas. Aged in oak casks during 12 months.
Tasting : Pale gold colour. Intense aromas of pale fleshed fruit mixed with citrus fruit and vanilla on a hint of minerality. Complex and well-balanced. Very pure fruit. Taut and well-defined. Well-integrated minerality. Delicate oak note. Refreshing and mineral finish.
Food pairing : To be enjoyed with "foie gras", seafood, fish and goat's cheese.