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  • 2013
  • Grape variety


  • Age of the vines

    15 years

  • Area

    0.25 ha

  • Appellation

    The hard Comblanchian limestone which disappears deep underground around Nuits-Saint-Georges reappears here where, as one moves southward, red wines give way to whites. Nowhere in the Côte de Beaune does the Chardonnay grape do better than it does here.

  • Vineyard

    White marls. Elevation: 250m. Parcel situated up-slope on the edge of the woods, east facing.

  • Date of harvest

    1st of October 2013

  • Ageing

    11 months, no use of new French oak

  • Date of bottling

    10th of February 2015

  • Guard time

    Ready to drink now until 2020 and more

  • Temperature


  • Characteristic

    After the challenges thrown with the vintage 2012, we were hoping for a peaceful 2013.But capricious Mother Nature had other ideas. Defying all weather forecasts, she never let up. After a long winter, a gloomy spring and a fine, providential summer, our pickers had to wait until the end of September to take up secateurs.

  • Wine-food pairing

    Noble and fine-textured fish or meat, joints of veal or poultry in white sauce, grilled lobster, crawfish, king prawns in sauce - dishes, blue cheeses and foie gras.

  • Tasting note

    This village appellation is much more mineral and fresh than the plot "Les Grands Charons" because of this exposure on a middle-high slope. Very well balanced aromas between citrus, creamy characteristics, minerality and a vibrant acidity. A Soft and delicate wine with a long finish.

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