Domaine des Gaudets - white
Domaine des Gaudets - Beaujolais - Villages
White,Beaujolais - Villages
100 % Chardonnay
history
Christophe Sornay represents the fifth generation to take over the family farm. In the commune of Villié-Morgon, the Sornay family has a solid reputation that it has defended since it took over the Domaine in 2007. The great great grand-father of Christophe was a cooper. We are here in the tradition. The total surface of the Domaine is 12 hectares. Christophe Sornay, attentive to the eco-system, makes the weeding of the vines and brings an enrichment of the humus with his crushed branches. His way of vinification corresponds to the device of Morgon Cru “The fruit of a Beaujolais, the charm of a Bourgogne”.
Vineyard
Domaine Sornay is situated on the town of Ville-Morgon, at the feet of the Moulin-à-Vent hills. South - East exposure. Clay and chalky soil. Vines : 10 years old - 8.5 ha.
Winemaking
Destemming at 90 % . Maceration for 12 to 15 days. In vat to the spring.
Tasting notes
This Beaujolais blanc is bright and limpid. There is some white flower aromas including hawthorn, honeysuckle and acacia. Flavors e of grapefruits with sometimes a touch of apricot. With time, it can take some notes of honey.
Food pairing
It matches perfectly as an apéritif, with starters, morel mushroom or seafood pastries, rabbit terrine, seafood risotto, fish, tuna, salmon, white meat, poultry soufflé, or even goat’s cheeses.
Aging potential
1 to 2 years.
Grape varieties
100 % Chardonnay
Press
Previous rating
201990 James Suckling
90
2019
Fresh citric nose, then quite a supple, harmonious palate with some nice pear and yellow apple. Nice length and a food-friendly personality that’s easy to understand. Drink now.
James Suckling
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
+33 (0)4.66.23.44.22
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