Mâcon Blanc, Les Vignerons de Mancey 2016

Bourgogne

We bought this rich and creamy Mâcon from a highly regarded co-operative en primeur last year and it has now arrived with us. We bought a few extra cases so that we can offer it to you now.


Half-bottles – perfect for a glass of white with your starters, or for aperitif, or indeed whenever you feel that a bottle (or another bottle!) seems a bit too much.


From the slopes around Mancey, Vers, Royer and Martailly-Les-Brancion where the grapes are grown on limestone subsoil and clay-limestone soils with layers of white marl. The grapes are harvested and then transported to the press very quickly to keep the freshness and protect them from oxidation. Pressing is carried out carefully and the must is chilled and placed in a settling tank. After 18- 24 hours of settling, the clear juice is drawn off, and the deposits are filtered. Fermentation is carried out at below 20°C to preserve the aromas. Bottling takes place in the spring following the harvest, after malo-lactic fermentation is completed.

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Our Tasting Notes

Chardonnay with a pale golden colour and green tints. The intense and complex aromas of white flowers and dried fruit are typical of the grape variety: in the Mâcon area, it is said that a good Mâcon wine "chardonnes" (shows a Chardonnay character). The wine is fresh and lively on entry to the palate, and then gives a sensation of buttery softness and roundness.
Mâcon White is best enjoyed as an aperitif with an assortment of crustaceans or fresh cheese toasts, with starters, salads, charcuterie and cheese platters. Excellent with white meat and fish

Wine Data

Grape variety: Chardonnay
Appellation: AOC Mâcon
Alcohol: 12%

About

Founded in 1929, Les Vignerons de Mancey is in the heart of Burgundy a few kilometers from Tournus and the river Saône. The vineyards are on the tip of the Mâconnais hills. Les Vignerons de Mancey brings together the production of some 80 small winegrowers covering 140 hectares of vines spread over 8 communes around Mancey.