La Grande Bruyère White
Fabrice Larochette - Mâcon Fuissé
White,Mâcon Fuissé
100% Chardonnay
The Larochette family is winegrowers from father to son for generations. The domain stretches over 10.70 hectares of vines, located in the southern Burgundy on the slopes of Chaintré.The domain has received the approval for a high environnemental value . Fabrice Larochette strives to find the balance between tradition and modernity in his wine-making. According to him, the expression of terroir makes the highest quality wines. As the terroir makes the highest quality wines, he made the search of this terroir expression his daily focus.
The Mâconnais runs from Tournus in Macon for about fifty kilometers from North to South, bordered by the peaceful course of the Saône. The vineyards lie on the rocks of Solutré and Vergisson at an altitude of 400 meters. These plots are all facing North West and have a clayey sandy soil. It's an elegant terroir to produce dense and concentrated Chardonnay. Vines : 32 years old - 76 Ares - Yield : 40 hl/ha
Pneumatic pressing/nElevage is done in thermo-regulated stainless steel tanks. The wine is bottled during Spring season.
Tasting notes
A fine bouquet, with hints of minerality and white-fleshed fruits. Round and balanced on the palate with an excellent harmony in the nose.
Food pairing
A wine for any time of the day. Fantastic with starters, cold meats and oysters as well as local goat’s cheeses.
Aging potential
Fantastic now, or laid down for 1 to 3 years.
Grape varieties
100% Chardonnay
Previous rating
201590 Wine Enthusiast
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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