Nose: very refined and fresh, with notes of flowers and white fruits on the nose.
Mouth: very dense, lemony and supported by good acidity.
Food and wine pairing
Ideal with hors d’oeuvres, snails, frogs' legs, freshwater fish stew, mussels, fish, chitterling sausages and goats' milk cheeses.
Serving temperature: between 10°C and 12°C / 52°F.
Ready to drink now, and can be kept for around five 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 : 2010
Though the vintage didn’t seem very promising at the end of the summer, 2010 has ended up being one of the finest classic vintages in the last fifteen years! Severe frost on 20 December seriously damaged the vines, and then long, drawn-out flowering resulted in further loss. Low yields allowed the grapes to reach optimum maturity. Finally, the grapes were carefully sorted at the winery (with 5 to 15% eliminated) meaning that though quantities were very low for this harvest, quality was there. The summer was not very hot, but fortunately, sun at the beginning of September ensured good ripening. The window for harvesting was rather small due to the fact that weather conditions worsened toward the end of September. We began picking on the 20th in the Côte de Beaune and on the 25th in the Côte de Nuits. The resulting wines are pure, harmonious, rich and well-suited for cellaring. Some reds from parts of the Côte de Beaune are showing even better than the 2009s. We couldn’t have hoped for better results…