CHARDONNAY

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The La Croix Belle terroir gives a certain mineral character to our wines, found especially in our Chardonnay.
GRAPE VARIETIES:
100% Chardonnay
APPELLATION:
PGI Côtes de Thongue
SOIL:
Clayish-calcareous
SUBSOIL:
Gravelly soil and pebbles
YIELD:
45 hectolitres per hectare
AGE OF VINES:
15 to 20 years
CULTURE:
Rigorous pruning, natural grassing
YIELD:
Harvest sorting
VINIFICATION:
Traditional, fermentation in tanks.
AGING:
Aged on fine lees for 3 to 4 months, with stirring in tanks.. 5% Chardonnay come from vinification in oak casks to make the blend rich and complex.
DESCRIPTION:
Brilliant colour with golden tints. Refreshing and intense, notes of citrus fruits and dried nuts (hazelnut, almond). Nice and long on the palate, with a great deal of finesse and mineral character.
FOOD AND WINE COMBINATIONS:
Serve with especially fine fishes in butter sauces. Perfect with poultry in cream sauce; it may also be served for the aperitif and can accompany the entire meal from start to finish. Serve chilled.
Jacques et Françoise BOYER - 34480 Puissalicon - FRANCE - Tél. : +33 (0)4 67 36 27 23 - Fax : +33 (0)4 67 36 60 45 - E-mail : information@croix-belle.com   © Graphibox
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