Label-Macon-Solutre-Pouilly

Appelation: AOC Macon Solutre

Area of production: 4 acres

Grape: 100% Chardonnay

Vintage: 2015

Bottles: Burgundy traditional

Production: 8,000 bottles a year

Vineyard age: 30 years in average

Soil: gravel clay and chalky soil from jurassic time located at the buttom of the “Roche de Solutre” hill

Harvest:

  • Leaf thinning done mechanically
  • Limited phytosanitary treatment to comply with sustainable agriculture
  • Treatment only in case of disease
  • Grape maturity control and gustatory test for each individual plot
  • Grape destemming

Vinification:

  • Aging in stainless steel vats using pneumatic press system
  • Alcoholic fermentation under low controlled temperature with colling apparatus in each vat
  • Racking, blending and bottling between April and September
  • Additional 6 months aging in bottle before release

Alcohol content: 13%

Description:

This wine is clear, bright with a beautiful pall gold dress and green color. The nose is fresh, mineral with candied lemon and honey aromas. This is well balanced thanks to its vivacity and its minerality.