Style
White
Type

Still

Winemaker

Richard and Stephane Martin

Appellation

Saint Veran

Varieties

Chardonnay

Viticulture

17 ha. scattered across all village hillsides on about 40 parcels known as : Maillettes, Bergades, Poncétys, Terres noires, Pommards, Chênes, Surigny, Prâgnes, Bruyère, Chailloux. Parcels face south-east, due east or due south and a few other are located on a plateau. Average age of vines 45 years-old. Vines are pruned according to the Mâconnais system, Guyot or Acure with around 10 buds.

Soil

Soils are a patchwork of limestone and clay from Jurassic Period.

Vinification

Destemming is used to avoid herbaceous taste. Slow and gentle pneumatic pressing guarantees purity of juice and extraction of the finest aromas. Very slow temperature-controlled alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks generally ending by January. Malolactic fermentation follows.

Aging

Matured on fine lees in tanks and aged in barrels for 10 months.

Available Sizes (L)

0.750