Mâcon-Villages 2017

Region: France / Burgundy / Mâcon
Grapes: 100% Chardonnay

Grapes come from parcels within the Côte-Mâconnais, yielding the highest-quality fruit of the harvest. Vineyard soils have a high percentage of chalk and limestone, which imparts mineral character and nuance. Mâcon-Villages is vinified with no oak contact to retain the elegant aromas and clean, fresh character that this region is prized for.

89 Points

Blue Lifestyle

2017 vintage
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harvest note

The 2017 vintage for Burgundy was strong, however, there were some challenges. Vines flowered late and were affected by frost, resulting in yields below the regional average. Despite that, the grapes were in a perfect state of health, fostered by increased levels of rain in August, by the harvest in early September and were picked when at excellent ripeness levels.

tasting note

The wine shows bright white flower, apple and citrus aromas and bracing, fresh, clean fruit on the palate, with mineral notes. This is a classic expression of Chardonnay from this appellation.

food pairing

Poultry, shellfish, grilled firm-fleshed fish such as swordfish, and salads.

technical data

GRAPES: 100% Chardonnay
APPELLATION: Mâcon-Villages
PH: 3.39
ACIDITY: 3.53 g/l
ABV: 12.8%

points of distinction

  • Vinified without oak to retain the wine’s elegant aromas and clean, fresh character.
  • Versatile with poultry and white meat, shellfish, grilled tuna, salads.
  • Made from the highest-quality fruit of the year’s harvest.
  • about the grape +
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“My aim is to craft enchanting wines that taste of the great diversity of Burgundy.”

– Frederic Barnier, Winemaker

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