Combe Saint Jean, Chardonnay, 75cl, 2014


$39.90




Blend100% Sauvignon

Tasting comments: Aromas of white flowers in mouth

Food pairingWhite meat, seafood, fish, cheese...

 

Tasting notes: 

Pale golden color with green highlights.

Subtle floral scents with white fruits aromas like white peach, opening up to subtle notes of wood and roasted coffee.

With its nice aromatic freshness, this wine is rich and round. 

The finish is long and full, thanks to the oak aging.

Domain: 

“Combe St. Jean” is a tribute to those cold and narrow valleys (« Combes ») which hollow the gentle limestone slopes of the best terroirs of Burgundy. 

The vineyards surrounding these Combes often show the best conditions for growing Pinot Noir or Chardonnay, the two main grape varieties of Burgundy.

Our wines are a selection of individual barrels carefully picked in the cellars of some of the best producers of the region, by our experienced Burgundian winemaker, Laurent Delaunay.

Winemaker:

Laurent Delaunay represents the 5th generation of a well-known vine-growers and family of negociants in Burgundy. 

His family own more than 50 hectares of vineyards all over the region.

Laurent lives in his family’s 19th century château in the heart of the Hautes-Côtes de Nuits, between Nuits-Saint-Georges and Gevrey-Chambertin.

Region: 

Burgundy, at the South-East of Paris and, centered around the culinary icon of Dijon, is one of France’s most famous and visited wine regions. 

This is due to a dazzling array of history, architecture and a reputation for producing the world’s finest Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

The vineyards: 

10 % from the Côte de Nuits, 20% from the Hautes-Côtes de Nuits, 70% from the region of Beaune.

Vinification

Burgundy traditional winemaking with fermentation in vats at temperatures maintained below 18°C for 10 days. 

At mid-fermentation, half the blend is transferred into French oak barrels coming from the Allier forest (with 30% new oak).

Cellaring potential: 3-5 years.

Alc. : 13,5%vol.

 


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