The hard Comblanchian limestone which disappears deep underground around Nuits-Saint-Georges reappears here where, as one moves southward, red wines give way to whites. Nowhere in the Côte de Beaune does the Chardonnay grape do better than it does here.
The excellent soils were planted with vines by the monks of Cîteaux as early as 1098.
Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation take place over several weeks, with daily stirring to free the aromas. The wines then mature in the same casks for 10 to 14 months, 20% of the casks being new oak.
Open, woody aromas accompanied by vanilla, toast, russet apples and hazelnuts.
Strong alcohol content with a woody quality and hints of vanilla. Round, smooth, velvety…
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