Mâcon-Villages 2015

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.

88 Points

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2014 vintage
88 Points

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2014 vintage
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harvest note

Burgundy’s 2015 began with a mild, wet winter and spring, for what turned out to be a hot, dry summer. The rain that did fall in summer was uneven and the dry temperatures temporarily stopped grapes from ripening. While yields were low, excellent white wines were produced. The 2015 vintage is set to be a great one.

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: 3.38
ACIDITY: 3.67 g/L
ABV: 12.5%

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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