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Product code: 4383

Chanzy, Bourgogne Chardonnay, Les Fortunes, Côte Chalonnaise, 2020

Chanzy, Bourgogne Chardonnay, Les Fortunes, Côte Chalonnaise, 2020

Producer Profile

Maison Chanzy is a highly respected Burgundian producer, their wines are a classical demonstration of premium vineyard sites in Côte Chalonnaise, Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits.

Their range has been carefully engineered by winemaker Max Blondelle, whose primary task is to create wines that eloquently communicate their respective terroir, whilst remaining hands-off in his approach. As such, Chanzy are one of the few Burgundy producers to achieve Haute Valeur Environnementale level 3; the most highly regarded certification for agriculture in France.

Viticulture

The Chardonnay vines for this wine are planted at the bottom of the slopes of the famous “Clos de la Fortune”. This Burgundian Chardonnay benefits from the atypical terroir of Bouzeron.

Winemaking

Grapes receive slow and gentle pressing and then fermentation in 350l barrels and in stainless steel vats at controlled temperature. Matured in 350l barrels and in stainless steel vats for ten months and then five months of ageing in stainless steel vats before bottling.

Oak Ageing

Time: 10 Months
Type: 350l Oak Barrels
% wine oaked: 40
% new oak: 0

Tasting Note

This wine is a synthesis of finesse and freshness that is enhanced by the fruitiness that Chardonnay can bring. This white Burgundy adores fine dishes and tender flesh.

Food Matching

Pan-fried river fish, a sea fish in white sauce or hot shellfish. It adapts very well to cooked cheeses such as Comté.

Technical Details
Varieties:
Chardonnay 100%
Vegetarian Vegan
ABV:
13.5%

Closure:
Technical cork

Colour:
White

Style:
Still wine

Case Size:
6 x 75cl