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Les Grands Classiques / Viré-Clessé

Les Grand Classiques or the essential Burgundy wines...
A reflection of their terroir, the village appellations and premier cru villages from this range are revealed. Their authenticity and their assertive character are renewed crop after crop thanks to a deep respect for the ancestral Burgundian expertise.

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  • Terroir

    Appellation: This village appellation of Mâconnais produces exclusively white wines. The vines planted on limestone soil between 200 and 440 meters above sea level produce a marvelous Chardonnay.

    Did you know ?
    The appellation «Viré-Clessé» was created in 1999, allowing the wines to pass from the regional appellation «Mâcon-Villages» to the communal appellation.

    Soil: Chalky

  • Varietals

    100% Chardonnay

  • Vinification

    Harvest: The grapes are cut and sorted by hand.

    Vinification: The grapes are destalked and then pressed ready for vinification in new 500 liters oak barrels.

    Ageing: The wines are then aged for 6 to 12 months in barrels that have seen two previous vintages.

  • Tasting notes

    Its brilliant pale gold color with light green reflections reveals, on the nose, aromas of acacia flower, honeysuckle, broom, notes of lemongrass, white peach, mint or fern. Pine and quince jam appear in an aging vintage. Lively and fresh and yet full of roundness, this wine also offers finesse and suppleness. A little nervousness does not displease him.

  • Food pairing

    Tender meats such as veal or steamed fish, poached and in white sauce will pay homage to it. It will also appeal to poultry, shellfish and sautéed vegetables. The flowery cheeses, of the Camembert type, will be exalted by its freshness and the goat cheeses will be ideal companions.

  • Aeging and Service Temperature

    Service temperature: between 11°C and 13°C

  • Awards

    2015: 88 pts Wine Advocate
    2015 : 16/20 Jancis Robison
    2015 : 87 pts Gilbert et Gaillard
    2016 : Guide Hachette