Nose: A floral, fruity nose of citrus, apple and white peach.
Taste : lively, firm, well balanced on the mellow side.
Food and wine pairing
Ideal with hors d’oeuvres, snails, frogs' legs, freshwater fish stew, mussels, fish, chitterling sausages and goats'milk cheeses.
10 - 12°C
From 2 to 6 years.
A Mâconnais regional appellation grown in 43 communes falling within the Mâcon-Villages appellation, which extends over 3 050 hectares.
Vinification and maturing
Vinification in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks.
Vintage : 2014
After three years of low yields, this vintage marks the return to normal, although there were a few disparities in some areas. In the springtime, the 2014 vintage looked like being an early one and the vines profited from the hot and dry weather, which indicated an abundant harvest and healthy vines. The harvest nonetheless was affected in some places by shatter, when certain flowers do not develop into fruit. During summer, the Bourgogne winegrowing region was hit by violent hailstorms. The damage was very considerable in some places, particularly in certain appellations on the Côte de Beaune and around the village of Lugny. For some of these vineyards, this was the second or even third consecutive year they have suffered in this way, seeing their hopes of a good harvest destroyed in a matter of moments. In summer, the sun appeared to have gone on vacation elsewhere, and the advance gained at the start of the cycle was soon lost. However, despite the wet and chilly weather, maturation began to gather pace at the end of August. The sun returned along with a northerly wind during the first few days of September, providing ideal conditions for optimum ripening and ensuring the grapes remain in good health. The Bourgogne winegrowing region, like France’s other winegrowing regions, experienced a few pockets of sour rot. But this occasional phenomenon was localized and was an exception in an otherwise very healthy year. The harvest began in mid-September, in the sunshine and in good humor. The grapes brought into the wineries were ripe, healthy and aromatic, and promising wonderful cuvées…