Bourgogne Côtes d'Auxerre chardonnay

BOURGOGNE Chardonnay Côtes Salines

 

Growing on a Kimméridgian limestone soil dating from the Late Jurassic, our Chardonnay vineyards in the village of Prehy. Close to Chablis vineyard.

 

DEGUSTATION 

Saline and ring to the hyperbole of its younger siblings, the implosion of full of extract is a once arid and then rich. This a full-on pure and simply beautiful wine, precisely tart and very long. 

Pale yellow, express scents of white flowers, almonds and toast. In the mouth has great minerality bring out the character of our soil, then finish with flavors of honey.

Keep from 2 to 5 years. Will age gracefully into the middle next decade.
Serve at 10 – 12°C

Serving suggestions: White Meat, shellfish, fish sauce, ham, chicken, cheese, such as Soumaintrain,  Epoisses, Langres.



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100% Chardonnay

Village of Prehy

South-West

Portlandien, layer Upper Jurassic composed of limestone.

35 years

7 600 vines Hectare

Guyot simple

55 hl/ha

Ecological, based on respect for the earth 

Alcool : 12.5 %

Sugar : less than 1g/L

Sulfites : 90 mg/l in total 

Acidity : 4g/H2SO4



       WINE MAKING

  • Mechanical harvest 
  • Direct pressing, cold settling and yeast. Controlled fermentation temperature (16-18 ° C) for the tank 
  • Alcoholic fermentation and malolactic completed
  • Maturing on fine lees from October to mid June 
  • Collage and filtration before bottling. 
  • Thermoregulation allows fermentation at low temperature in order to develop the flavors. The wine is 100% stainless steel tanks to preserve freshness and fruitiness of the wine. 
  • Bottled by us at the Estate.