PRODUCER: Alice et Olivier de Moor
GRAPE VARIETIES: Chardonnay
APPELLATION: Bourogne Chitry AOC
SOILS: Soils of 25-30 centimetres of clay over hard limestone rock
FARMING: Organic and biodynamic farming. Hand harvested
WINEMAKING: The fruit is destemmed, then gently pressed & fermented spontaneously with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tanks. The wine goes through malolactic fermentation & is aged on its lees without bâtonnage in a combination of enamel-lined steel tank, used Burgundy barrels & 2500L foudres, for 12 months. Bottled unfined & unfiltered, with just a light addition of SO2.
TASTING NOTES: Honeysuckle and white strawberry scents furnish the well- defined nose, while the vibrant, lively palate offers pear, ginger & sage notes. Very persistent on the aftertaste. A delightful, quite complex Bourgogne.
FOOD PAIRING STYLE: Epoisses cheese, sole meunière, chicken with creamy mushroom sauce. Fresh & Juicy