2016 Domaine de la Cras Bourgogne Blanc

A lively and unique chardonnay that bats well above its Bourgogne Blanc denomination. Delicious, interesting and value. The trifecta!

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Although the Northern tip of Burgundy is most often thought of as Pinot Noir country Marc Soyard shows us that the area is more than capable of producing exciting Chardonnay.

This comes from Domaine de la Cras' 3 hectare block. The vines are a mature 33 years old and have only ever been tended to organically. The resulting wine sings with brightness, it's quite different to Bourgogne Blanc from further South with lively acid and zip, some barrel use gives additional depth.

A real treat that highlights the joyous diversity of the Bourgogne classification.

100% Chardonnay. 33 year old vines are manually harvested with sorting done at the vine. Pressed with a pneumatic press, and separation of the press runs: free-run juice, juice from the rebêches and last juice. 2g/hl of SO2 added. Settling. Vatting and fermentation in barrel. Elevage for 10-12 months. Light fining before being bottled.

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