A 100% Chardonnay with flavours of baked apple and honey alongside citrus and a touch of minerality. An elegant, subtle wine with lots of versatility. An ideal pairing with roast chicken.
Emmanuel Giboulot comes from a long legacy of organic viticulture, and remains one of its greatest advocates in Burgundy today. He has four decades of experience in crafting the finest quality wines from a variety of terroir. Saint Romain is an appellation in the Côte de Beaune, and is a continuation of the vineyards of Auxey-Duresses. Sheltered by spectacular cliffs, these vines cover the slopes of a fairly steep passage cut into the hillside. Going from an altitude of 280 meters to almost 450 meters, the hill has clay, limestone and white marl soils. This plot, which was planted in 1975 is located in the upper part of the valley, facing south.
Vinification: Fifty year-old Chardonnay vines grown on clay and limestone soils with some white sandstone. Grapes are hand-harvested and are gently pressed using a manual press. No sulphites or yeasts added. Fermentation in traditional oak casks, grapes undergo malolactic fermentation, then are aged in old oak barrels for 12 months, with no lees stirring to avoid oxidation.
Match it with: Roast poultry, risotto, baked fish with cream sauce, raw milk cheeses.
- France, Burgundy
- Emmanuel Giboulot
- Ready to Drink And Will Improve