Saint Véran Les Chatenays and is aged only in vats (so no oak barrel). The result is a delicate and balanced wine delivering aromas of citrus, white fruits, white flowers and a nutty touch. Great as a starter, with fresh coatchesse or seafood.
"The Chatenays", from the Latin "castenetum" meaning a chestnut grove. While they are common in Morvan, chestnut trees are rare on limestone sites. Commune: Chasselas Type of wine: Chardonnay Parcel area: 1 ha Average age of the vines: 15 years Soil: sandy clay Exposure and slope: South-West, height from 390 to 400m, slope from 25 to 30% Mode de culture : grass and shallow plowing on alternate rows, well thought-out protection > Vinification Grape harvesting: mechanical Pressing: pneumatic Racking: 36 hours, static, cold to obtain very clear juices Alcoholic fermentation: in thermo-regulated casks at about 18°C, local yeast Malolactic fermentation: full and spontaneous Aging: 6 months in casks, on lees, without stirring Bottling: in spring, after the grape picking > Tasting A wine on fruit and freshness Storage time: consume within 3 years Drink with: scallops, white fish, goat’s cheese