etoile chardonnay 2014

limoux, france

 

VARIETAL: 100% Chardonnay

WINEMAKER: Laurent Girault

VINEYARDS: 1,000 feet altitude, South facing, rocky clay-limestone soil

GROWING PRACTICES: Organic, dry farmed

VINIFICATION: 86% barrel fermentation. Strict barrel selection process, 20% new French oak, all 600L demi-muids. 

TASTING NOTES: Flavors of brioche, apple and pear. Good parings include white meat dishes and hard cheese, such as Comte. 

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shelf talker

domaine begude ecocert 'bio' certificate