Hautes Côtes de Beaune Chardonnay white
Domaine Henri Delagrange - Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Beaune
White,Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Beaune
100 % Chardonnay
history
Based in Volnay, the Delagrange Family owns 32 acres of vineyard located amongst the best terroirs of the Côtes de Beaune. The business is run by Didier Delagrange, vinegrower and winemaker who produces high quality Burgundy wines (Bourgogne, Hautes Côtes de Beaune, Volnay, Pommard, Meursault) that are vinified and bottled at the Estate.The Domaine’s policy can be summarised in five points: • Careful, rigorous care of the vines as this is the start • Pick perfectly healthy grapes at the right moment. • Understand each vintage to preserve the natural balance of the wine. • Maintain the traditional character of the wine by intervening as little as possible during vinification • Preserve the body, the fruitiness and the aromatic purity of the wine during vinification to extract the
best from the noble Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grape varieties. •Didier DELAGRANGE aims to produce wines that are fleshy, round, rich in fruit and bursting with finesse and elegance
Vineyard
The Hautes Côtes de Beaune dominate the west of the slopes of Beaune, from Maranges to Ladoix-Serrigny. On a slope 100 to 150 meters above the Pommard valley. Its South to South-East facing slopes provides excellent exposure to the sun. Limestone clays with pebbles.Vines : 3 ha - 15 years old - Yield : 50 hl/ha.
Winemaking
Mechanical harvests. Pneumatic pressing and clarification. Fermentation : - 50 % in controlled temparature stainless steel tanks -50 % in barrels. /nAgeing for 10 months.
Tasting notes
A wine with slight nuances of straw with pale gold lights. The white flowers aromas combined with honey, give a great and complex mixture. In the mouth, the elegance is sure, pleasant, retaining the freshness of the variety of grapes without becoming too rich.
Food pairing
It goes very well with snails, stir-fry vegetables, fish in sauce. Cheeses : goat's cheese and Gruyere style cheeses.Serve at 50° - 55 ° F.
Aging potential
2 to 5 years.
Grape varieties
100 % Chardonnay
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