Mâcon-Villages

Grapes come from parcels within the Mâconnais area, 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.

TASTING NOTE

The wine shows floral, apple and citrus aromas and flavors, with mineral notes; a classic expression of Chardonnay from this appellation.

FOOD PAIRING

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

POINTS OF DISTINCTION
  • Made from the highest-quality fruit of the year's harvest
  • Vinified without oak to retain the wine's elegant aromas and clean, fresh character
  • Versatile with poultry and white meat, shellfish, grilled tuna, salads
ABOUT THE GRAPE

Though it has a distinctive profile, Chardonnay reflects other factors such as soil composition and vinification technique. Chardonnay is a reliable, hardy and prolific vine whose only real vulnerabilities are frost and uneven development of fruit.