Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $17
|Award Organization||Award Year||Result|
|Concours des Grands Vins de France Macon||2013||Bronze|
|Concours des Grands Vins de France Macon||2013||Argent|
Chardonnay is the world’s most famous white-wine grape and also one of the most widely planted. Although the most highly regarded expressions of the variety are those from Burgundy and California, many high-quality examples are made in Italy, Australia, New Zealand and parts of South America.
Describing the flavors of Chardonnay is no easy task. While many Chardonnay wines have high aromatic complexity, this is usually due to winemaking techniques (particularly the use of oak) rather than the variety's intrinsic qualities. Malolactic fermentation gives distinctive buttery aromas. Fermentation and/or maturation in ...more
Vire-Clesse is a relatively new appellation of southern Burgundy and the most recently created of the region's communal titles. It covers the communes of Vire and Clesse, plus their immediate neighbors, Laize and Montbellet. The catchment area of the title sits midway between the towns of Tournus in the north and Macon in the south, with its eastern side bound by the Saone river.
Created in February 1999 and retrospectively applicable to the 1998 vintage, the Vire-Clesse appellation was intended to single out a small area not covered by the more-prestigious Pouilly titles, but capable of producing white wines of quality. The appellation's laws permitted only the driest of white wines (those with less than 3g/L of residual sugar), which prec ...more
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|Cave de Vire Macon Blanc Fleur Blanche, Burgundy|
|Cave de Vire Vire-Clesse Grande Reserve, Maconnais|
|Cave de Vire Cremant de Bourgogne Les Acacias|
|Cave de Vire Cremant de Bourgogne Chardonnay|
|Cave de Vire Macon-Villages Chardonnay, Maconnais|
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