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Beaune Bastion 1er CruChardonnay 2017

Beaune Bastion Chardonnay
1er Cru
2017

Grape Variety : Chardonnay

Soil : Chalk, marl and limestone.

Site : The Premiers Crus vineyards of Domaine Chanson are aged in casks in the Bastion cellars. This cuvée is a blend of grapes sourced from selected plots among the Premiers Crus of the domaine located on the hill of Beaune.

The Vintage 2017 : After a classic winter, spring settled down with warm températures but a cool weather in April slackened down the evolution of the vines. May was rainy and was followed by a warm summer with heat waves. However, a few thunderstorms épisodes brought enough rain to allow the maturation of the grapes to continue. The harvest started early september with an excellent sanitary level of the grapes. Vinification : after a mild pressing, this wine was vinified and aged for 10 to 14 months in oak casks in our cellars of the XVth century. Moderate proportion of new oak.

Tasting : Pale gold colour. Delicate floral fragrances mixed with citrus fruit and pale fleshed fruit aromas. Delicate vanilla note. Crisp, well-balanced. Very pure fruit. Long, fresh and mineral finish.

Food pairing : Seafood, fish, white meat and some goat cheeses.

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