Grape Variety : Chardonnay
Soil : Clay and limestone
Site : Côte Chalonnaise, Côte d'Or and more specifically Côte de Beaune. The Bastion is a tower where Chanson wines are aged.
The Vintage 2011 : After a very cold winter and a very warm spring, the weather at the start of summer was quite demanding. It became fine again at the at the beginning of September. The harvest commenced in mid-September in perfect conditions under a bright sunshine.
Tasting : Pale gold colour. Aromas of citrus fruit and honey on a beautiful minerality. Well-structured. Well-integrated minerality. Tense and linear. Well-shaped acidity. Refreshing aftertaste.
Food pairing : Pâté, fish, charcuterie, and many goat cheeses.