Bourgogne Chardonnay - Clos de Chenoves
This wine is made from chardonnay grapes.
The Clos de Chenôves is one of the oldest vineyards in Burgundy. Today, its production is entirely based in the cellars of Vignerons de Buxy. The vineyards of the Clos de Chenôves cover 11.57 hectares, of which 3.22 hectares are cultivated with Chardonnay grapes. The vines are located mostly on hilltops Soil composed mostly of clay, limestone, and shale, on heavily pebbled ground.
The wine is aged first in stainless steel vats, then in oak barrels or casks.
Clear, pale gold, the first floral and fruity hints appear. With a fine lively, clean bite, this wine is balanced and easy to drink. A wine to be drunk young if you like fruity wines, but which will improve if laid down for 3 - 4 years.
This is a table wine, accompanying frogs, asparagus, quenelles or escargots. Poultry in cream sauce, or cooked with morels, or more generally, stewed white meats followed by a strong cheese brings out the liveliness of this wine. An excellent introduction to Burgundy wines.
Best consumed four or five years after its harvest Serving temperature between 11 and 13°C.
Available in bottle.