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Tasting notes The wine is clear and brilliant , mineral and floral, fresh and vigorous. Its aromatic expression features notes of bracken and hazelnut.

Santenay, Vielles vignes, White Justin Girardin, 2019

  • Age of vines 30 years

    Grape variety Chardonnay

    Ageing French oak barrels. Origin of wood: Allier and Bertranges 15%ofnewoak. Wine remained 12 months in barrels.

    Viticulture Pruning style: Guyot simple. Manual harvest. Green work (de-budding, leaf-thinning,...). Triple sorting: in the vineyard (twice) and in the winery on sorting table

    Winemaking The grapes are pressed upon arrival at the winery. We practice a fermentation with a low temperature to keep all the flavours. We start the alcoholic fermentation in vats to have a regular fermentation , then when alcoholic fermentation is running we put the wine into barrels . We use only natural yeasts to keep the charm and character of each wine.

    Wine pairings Chicken stew, Camembert, Brie, crab, steamed prawns, grilled chicken fillets, seafood sauce, Gruyeres, Goudas, fish stew, pâtés, terrines, rillettes, baked fish, raw fish Veal sauce.

    Operating temperature between 12°C and 14°C

    Aging potential 5 to 7 years